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Central Harlem »

De Blasio's 'Problem' With Moskowitz Sparked Charter Denial, Lawsuit Says

Parents from Eva Moskowitz's Success Academy charter schools sued Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Central Harlem »

Charter Schools Boss Eva Moskowitz Demands 'Educational Justice' From City

Moskowitz fought back after the city blocked a plan to co-locate three Success Academy schools.

Civic Center »

Education Department Diverts $210 Million Away From Charter Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new funds will help pay for things including universal pre-K seats.

Crown Heights »

Charter Schools Dismal at Retaining Special Needs Students, Report Says

80 percent of kindergartners with special needs left charter schools within three years, a study found.

Crown Heights »

De Blasio Promises 'a Lot' of Full-Day Pre-K Seats Next Fall

The mayor-elect reiterated his promise to have the first phase of universal pre-K up by September 2014.

Greenpoint »

Citizens of the World Charter School Could Close Due to Low Enrollment

The controversial Williamsburg school has enrolled just over half its projected number of students.

Civic Center »

De Blasio's Frontrunner Status Discourages Lhota Backers from Donating

Insiders say the Republican mayoral candidate's anemic poll numbers are keeping supporters away.

Midtown »

Lhota Accuses de Blasio of Wanting to Invite SUV-Chasing Bikers 'to Coffee'

The GOP mayoral candidate said frontrunner Bill de Blasio has no idea how to properly keep the city safe.

Soundview »

Charter School Growth Tied to Outcome of Mayoral Elections, Advocates Say

The next mayor's policies could have a big impact in areas with high charter demand, like The Bronx.

Lower East Side »

Great Oaks Charter School Welcomes First Class on Lower East Side

The new charter school is operating out of a former Catholic school building on Monroe Street.

Midtown South »

Success Academy Aims to Open First High School in Murray Hill

The school would replace Norman Thomas High School, which is being phased out due to poor performance.

Long Island City »

Charter School Plans for Astoria and LIC Fought by Education Leaders

Eva Moskowitz is  looking to open two Success Academies  in District 30, to the ire of community leaders.

Upper West Side »

New Charter School for UWS Middle School Students in the Works

The charter school, which promises not to co-locate, is seeking a building on the UWS.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Charter School Targets Rich, White Parents, Enrollment Plan Shows

The controversial Los Angeles charter's internal enrollment plan seeks "upper income" students in NYC

Bed-Stuy »

Four New Bed-Stuy and Ocean Hill Schools to Co-locate With Existing Schools

Four new schools in Bed-Stuy and Ocean Hill will take up space in existing facilities, the city said.