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Success Academy and the NYT viral video: News roundup from around the web

To be updated throughout the weekend: a roundup of reports and commentary around the web about the Success Academy video leaked by the New York Times this week. Here’s the original New York Times post from Friday, February 12, 2016: At Success Academy School, a Stumble in Math and a Teacher’s Anger on Video Additional reports […]

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The Graduation Gap from High School through College

Low-income students might face greater challenges adjusting to college than their more affluent peers, so some charter networks are paying attention to their high school graduates through college.

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KIPP board discusses possibility of merging schools’ non profit status

KIPP Board members voted to begin discussing consolidating two of their schools under the same charter umbrella

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Dozens voice opinions as PEP delays school space-sharing vote

Under the recommendation of Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, panel members voted to table four co-location issues.

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What Makes Charter Schools So Successful? This Brooklyn Principal Is On A Mission To Find Out

Neil J. McNeill Jr., principal of the Middle School for Art and Philosophy in Brooklyn, is on a mission to find out why charter schools are so successful.

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City finds homes for 3 displaced charter schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio has made good on his pledge to find new homes for three Success Academy charter schools he blocked in February from co-locating with existing public schools.

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Concerns grow over education reform camp planned for Lake Placid

Some parents and teachers are complaining they’re being shut out of attending an upcoming conference on education reform. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is listed as the honorary sponsor of “Camp Philos, a philosopher’s camp on education reform,” planned for May 4-6 in Lake Placid. The event is being put on by Education Reform Now, a Washington, […]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio should waive rent for charter schools but ask for something else in return: transparency

Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio cancelled plans for three new charter schools to use rent-free space in public schools for next year. De Blasio did campaign on the promise to charge rent for charter schools that shared space with public schools. His decision last week left most of the 49 other charter contracts untouched, […]

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De Blasio’s Pre-K Plan Deserves a Chance

The case for universal pre-K is a no-brainer. By investing in our children early, and with the right resources, would equip them with the tools necessary not only to succeed in kindergarten, but in overall educational attainment.

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Ravitch Takes Aim at the Marketplace Reformers

Diane Ravitch takes critical aim at American education reform in The Death and Life of the Great American School System (2010), evaluating the effectiveness of standardized testing, choice, and charter schools. The book hinges on her “wrenching transformation” from advocate to critic of testing, accountability, and choice-based reforms. For years surrounded by conservative thinkers, and, […]

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