State Board Approves 17 New NYC Charter SchoolsA charter school panel has approved 17 new charter schools for New York City including 14 new Success Academy schools.
Charter School Supporters Praise Tentative Deal, But NY Budget Still UnresolvedSources tell CBS 2 that part of the budget includes a tentative deal between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo over charter schools in New York City.
Harlem Public School Parents Rally In Support Of Mayor's Stance On ChartersMayor de Blasio has said charters should pay rent to use public school space. Opponents said charters are public schools and are therefore entitled to public school space.
Irate Charter School Parents Filing Lawsuits Against De BlasioLawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision to move charter school students out of public school space.
Charter School Parents Say De Blasio's Plan Will Violate Kids' Civil RightsEarlier this weekend, the mayor reiterated the Schools Chancellor's promise to look for different space for Harlem Success Academy.
Farina Changes Course, Says NYC Will Find Seats For Charter School KidsSchools Chancellor Carmen Farina said the city is looking into finding space to accommodate the students from the Success Academy charter school in Harlem.
De Blasio Playing Defense Over Decision To Scrap Plans For 3 Charter SchoolsMore than 90 charters from across the state, including the Success Academy Network of schools run by de Blasio rival Eva Moskowitz, said they will bring 2,500 parents and kids to Albany on Tuesday to seek help protecting charter schools.
Parents, Teachers Protest Lawsuit Against Charter Schools In NYCDemonstrators gathered outside the state office building on 125th Street in Harlem to demand the NAACP withdraw from a lawsuit filed by the United Federation of Teachers.
Teachers Union Files Suit Against Closing Of Struggling NYC SchoolsUFT President Michael Mulgrew said the lawsuit claims the city broke its promises to give failing schools the support needed to improve.
Lottery Held For Acceptance Into Coveted 'Achievement First' Charter SchoolThere were 3,000 applicants for just 750 kindergarten, first grade and fifth grade slots throughout 10 neighborhood schools.
ACLU Sues NJ Over Charter School Review ProcessThe ACLU and the Education Law Center said the state violated open records laws last year when it refused to disclose the identities of volunteers who helped assess applications for new charter schools.
Large Turnout For Education Job Fair Held At Rutgers UniversityA few less public schools, but a few more charter schools were looking to hire new teachers.