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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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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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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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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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Brooklynites Debate Over Success Academy’s Proposed Location

Hundreds of people gathered at a public hearing last Thursday to debate the proposed location for another Success Academy site, according to the New York Times. Former city councilwoman Eva Moskowitz, who runs the Success Academy charter network, selected Junior High School 50 in Williamsburg to co-locate for a new K-4 charter school. J.H.S. 50’s  building […]

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