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.