It was a sea of red in Foley Square on Thursday — a message from parents and students to Mayor Bill de Blasio that they are seeing red over the poor quality of New York City public schools.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) met with students, parents and teachers at the Bronx Charter School for Excellence on Monday.
Education committee chairman Danny Dromm wore a bright orange t-shirt similar to the ones used to isolate students being disciplined at Coney Island Prep charter school during Tuesday’s hearing.
The city has reached a deal with Success Academy over where three charters schools will be housed this fall.
Mayor Bill de Blasio marked his 100th day in office by touting his efforts to close New York City’s inequality gap.
Co-location opponents said charter schools are crowding out existing schools and hurting students who are already there.
Mayor Bill de Blasio received the funding for universal pre-kindergarten in the New York State budget – albeit without the tax hike on the wealthy he had requested.
The deal includes the first ever state funded universal pre-kindergarten program as well as new protections for charter schools.
The battle between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo over charter schools has led to a tentative deal on a reform package from state lawmakers, sources told CBS 2 News.
Whether your child is five or 18, overcrowding in the schools should be of concern to you. How can you fight it? And what should you do for your child while you’re fighting?
New York state legislative leaders said Wednesday they were closing in on a deal to fund pre-kindergarten, and discussing a delay to Common Core academic standards as they tried to finalize budget bills this week.
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio Wednesday, saying he has some “real disagreements” with the man now occupying his former desk at City Hall.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders negotiated over property tax relief, charter schools and prekindergarten funding Monday – with a budget deadline looming in a week.
Just weeks after moving to prevent their expansion, Mayor Bill de Blasio has offered an olive branch to the charter school movement.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is being pressured by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to settle his fight with charter school operators. According to sources, if he doesn’t the governor is threatening to settle the issue himself.