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Sources: State Lawmakers Reach Deal With Demands On City 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.

03/27/2014

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Harlem Public School Parents Rally In Support Of Mayor’s Stance On Charters

Mayor 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.

03/11/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Charter School Parents Say De Blasio’s Plan Will Violate Kids’ Civil Rights

Earlier this weekend, the mayor reiterated the Schools Chancellor’s promise to look for different space for Harlem Success Academy.

03/09/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio meets with students at P.S. 130 after making announcement about universal pre-K, Feb. 25, 2014 (credit: Twitter/Bill de Blasio)

CBS 2 Exclusive: State’s Top Educator Blasts De Blasio’s Charter School ‘Sideshow’

Mayor Bill de Blasio did a 180 in the battle over a Harlem charter school on Friday and then got “schooled” by the state’s top educator, the chancellor of the state Board of Regents.

03/07/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan are allies in the quest to bring universal pre-kindergarten to New York City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Charter Schools Launch Attack Ad As De Blasio Cozies Up Next To Dolan

Charter 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.

03/06/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio meets with students at P.S. 130 after making announcement about universal pre-K, Feb. 25, 2014 (credit: Twitter/Bill de Blasio)

Success Academy Founder Says She’s Ready To Take On Mayor De Blasio

Mayor 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.

03/05/2014

St. Vincent's Hospital In Manhattan To Close

Smoking Light Bulb At Harlem School Sends 11 To Hospital

Nine students and two adults were hospitalized earlier Tuesday, after a light bulb began emitting smoke at a public school in Harlem.

05/07/2013

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Battle Over NYC Public School Resources Given To Charter Schools Pits Parent Against Parent

A surprising coalition of the teacher’s union joined by the NAACP is suing to stop what they see as the city’s unfair direction of public school resources to charter schools.

06/21/2011