The charter chain is hoping to open two schools in existing public school buildings in District 2.
The city could save $28 million a year by scrapping elementary and middle summer school programs.
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.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott spoke publicly Monday about his support for a plan to have 15 charter schools share space inside public school buildings.
A judge has denied the UFT and NAACP's request for a preliminary injuction preventing the closure or relocation of 22 struggling schools.
Last year the union was successful in halting the shuttering of 19 schools the city tried to close for poor performance.
Workers at Opportunity Charter School in Harlem are seeking representation by the United Federation of Teachers.
Parents spoke in support of Upper West Success Academy, the charter school some are trying to stop with a lawsuit.
Upper West Success Academy held a lottery for 184 kindergarten and first grade slots Wednesday.
More than 8,000 students were not admitted to any of the 12 high schools they applied to.
Bill de Blasio said parents and students at Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing Arts should fight the plan.
Parents, education officials and experts will discuss education at a forum hosted by State Sen. Adriano Espaillat.
Girls Prep earned broad approval for its planned move to the East Village at a public hearing.
Two new charter schools are looking to open locations somewhere in District 1.
Parents from the East Village to Chinatown attended an information session Wednesday.
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