Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new funds will help pay for things including universal pre-K seats.
80 percent of kindergartners with special needs left charter schools within three years, a study found.
The mayor-elect reiterated his promise to have the first phase of universal pre-K up by September 2014.
The controversial Williamsburg school has enrolled just over half its projected number of students.
Insiders say the Republican mayoral candidate's anemic poll numbers are keeping supporters away.
The GOP mayoral candidate said frontrunner Bill de Blasio has no idea how to properly keep the city safe.
The next mayor's policies could have a big impact in areas with high charter demand, like The Bronx.
The new charter school is operating out of a former Catholic school building on Monroe Street.
The school would replace Norman Thomas High School, which is being phased out due to poor performance.
Eva Moskowitz is looking to open two Success Academies in District 30, to the ire of community leaders.
The charter school, which promises not to co-locate, is seeking a building on the UWS.
The controversial Los Angeles charter's internal enrollment plan seeks "upper income" students in NYC
Four new schools in Bed-Stuy and Ocean Hill will take up space in existing facilities, the city said.
After losing teachers and its after-school program, PS 221 parents say a new charter is too much to bear.
Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota says teachers should be paid more for teaching at tough schools.
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