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Christine Quinn Booed at Martin Luther King Jr. Day Forum in Harlem

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was booed in Harlem for suggesting Ray Kelly should stay on.

New York City »

Christine Quinn Wants to Replace Textbooks with Tablets

The expected mayoral candidate wants to swap pricey textbooks for tablets.

Crown Heights »

Celebrated City Principal to Open New Charter School in Brooklyn

After years championing district schools, P.S. 770 Principal Shimon Waronker takes the leap to a charter.

Central Harlem »

Wadleigh Supporters Fear Eva Moskowitz's School Expansion Proposal

Success Academy officials said it is unclear where the expanded grades would be housed.

Parkchester »

Bronx Charter School Soars to Success

Charlene Reid helped the Bronx Charter School for Excellence become nationally ranked.

Claremont »

Icahn Charter Network Expands in The Bronx with New School

Icahn 6 opened on Monday. The charter schools are high-performing and in great demand.

Midtown »

Six More Success Academy Charter Schools Coming to Manhattan and Brooklyn

Success Academy charter school is planning to open two schools in overcrowded District 2 in Manhattan.

Prospect Heights »

Prospect Heights School Slated for Phase-Out Gets Photo Farewell

Photographer Tiffany Bloomfield asked students at the failing school, who inspires you?

Crown Heights »

Charter Schools Crowd Into Crown Heights

New residents have flocked to the up-and-coming neighborhood, and new schools are following suit.

Midtown South »

Parents, Teachers Oppose Success Academy Expansion Plan

The charter chain is hoping to open two schools in existing public school buildings in District 2.

Manhattan »

Independent Budget Office Suggests Scrapping Summer School to Save Cash

The city could save $28 million a year by scrapping elementary and middle summer school programs.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Parents Lose Legal Challenge To Controversial Charter School

A judge cleared the way for charter school Upper West Success Academy to move into the Brandeis building, despite the protests of parents and officials.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Dennis Walcott Touts Plan to Put 15 Charter Schools Inside Public Schools

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott spoke publicly Monday about his support for a plan to have 15 charter schools share space inside public school buildings.

Harlem »

Court Clears Way for School Closures

A judge has denied the UFT and NAACP's request for a preliminary injuction preventing the closure or relocation of 22 struggling schools.

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