Harlem Success Academy
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.
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.
Earlier this weekend, the mayor reiterated the Schools Chancellor’s promise to look for different space for Harlem Success Academy.
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.
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.
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.
Nine students and two adults were hospitalized earlier Tuesday, after a light bulb began emitting smoke at a public school in Harlem.
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.