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.
City Reaches Deal To House Success Academy Schools At Former Catholic School BuildingsThe city has reached a deal with Success Academy over where three charters schools will be housed this fall.
Charter School Advocates Praise Budget Deal Between New York Leaders, Gov. CuomoThe deal includes the first ever state funded universal pre-kindergarten program as well as new protections for charter schools.
Sources: State Lawmakers Reach Deal With Demands On City For Charter SchoolsThe 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.
De Blasio On Charter School Students: 'We Need Them To Succeed'Just weeks after moving to prevent their expansion, Mayor Bill de Blasio has offered an olive branch to the charter school movement.
Sources: Cuomo Could Overrule de Blasio In Charter School BattleMayor 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.
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 Schools Launch Attack Ad As De Blasio Cozies Up Next To DolanCharter schools fired another salvo at Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday as he tried to make hay off a high-profile endorsement of his universal pre-kindergarten plan.
Success Academy Founder Says She's Ready To Take On Mayor De BlasioMayor Bill de Blasio's war on charter schools is about to get a whole lot nastier. The founder of the three schools he denied rent-free space said Wednesday she's ready to fight. She's even considering civil disobedience.
Thousand Brave Cold In Albany To Take Sides In Charter School Vs. Pre-K DebateGov. Andrew Cuomo told a massive state Capitol rally for charter schools that he's committed to making sure they have money and a physical space to thrive.
Charter School Students Prepare To Rally Over Mayor's Scrapped PlansPupils were preparing this weekend to rally in Albany, after Mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement this week to deny space to some charter schools.