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Chinatown »

Charter School Chain that Teaches Falun Gong Applies to Open in New York

After a failed attempt last year, Dr. Lotus King Weiss is applying to open six bilingual schools.

Lower East Side »

Eva Moskowitz's Success Academy Aims to Open 6 New Charter Schools in 2014

The controversial charter school chain wants to open six new outposts in Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Parents Speak Out Against Charter Schools at P.S. 158

P.S. 158 parents say they want a DOE middle school, not another charter school, in their building.

Fort Greene »

Many Fort Greene Elementary Schools Forced to Share Buildings

Most public elementary schools in Fort Greene share space with a charter, magnet or private school.

New York City »

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.