After years championing district schools, P.S. 770 Principal Shimon Waronker takes the leap to a charter.
Success Academy officials said it is unclear where the expanded grades would be housed.
Charlene Reid helped the Bronx Charter School for Excellence become nationally ranked.
Icahn 6 opened on Monday. The charter schools are high-performing and in great demand.
Success Academy charter school is planning to open two schools in overcrowded District 2 in Manhattan.
Photographer Tiffany Bloomfield asked students at the failing school, who inspires you?
New residents have flocked to the up-and-coming neighborhood, and new schools are following suit.
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.
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