Students, parents and teachers from the Muscota and Amistad schools created a human chain on Thursday.
Success Academy has deferred its request for space from the Department of Education for two years.
Community members will be able to express their thoughts on a new charter school in the Lower East Side.
State and local officials sent letters to Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña this week.
The school, which had been approved by the state for District 2, will actually end up in District 1.
SUNY claimed Success Academy's written online approval for Districts 1 or 6 on a data-entry glitch.
Success Academy got permission to open a school in Districts 1 or 6 without community outreach.
Parents said data shows two-thirds of Success Academy charter schools are under-enrolled.
The charter network is planning to open new schools in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx.
Success Academy has submitted a proposal to create charter schools in Districts 2 and 3.
The controversial charter school network plans to open schools in districts 13, 14 and 15 in Brooklyn.
The city paid hundreds of contract workers to clear classrooms for Eva Moskowitz's charter chain.
Charters shouldn't be able to take space needed by badly crowded district schools, protesters said.
Parents from Eva Moskowitz's Success Academy charter schools sued Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Moskowitz fought back after the city blocked a plan to co-locate three Success Academy schools.
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