De Blasio Changes Stance On Charter Schools As Part Of Mayoral Control AgreementDe Blasio was never a fan of charter schools, but now he’s a believer – or at least willing to publicly wave the white flag.
Charter School Magnate Moskowitz Says She's Not Running For MayorEva Moskowitz, founder and CEO of Success Academy charter schools, made the announcement on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning.
Thousands Of Charter Schools Supporters Rally In BrooklynThousands of people in red T-shirts filled Cadman Plaza on Wednesday as the event got under way.
Teachers' Union: NYS Should Put Brakes On Plans For More Charter SchoolsThe union said there are 2,500 vacant seats in New York City's charters schools. That's why it wants to put the brakes on plans for more.
Parents, Teachers Line Up To Protest Cuomo's Education Reform PlanThe bone-chilling weather on Saturday did not stop hundreds of teachers, students and parents from gathering in front of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s East Side office to protest his administration’s education policy.
Teachers' Union President Furious Over Cuomo's Proposal To Increase Charter Schools CapThe head of the teachers' union is speaking out over Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to alter the number of charter schools.
Teachers' Union Blasts Plan To Increase Cap On Number Of N.Y. State Charter SchoolsThe head of the United Federation of Teachers spoke out Thursday against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to add more charter schools.
NJ Appeals Court OKs New Charter School RulesA New Jersey appeals court has ruled that the state Board of Education has the authority to change charter school rules to make it easier for existing charters to open new satellite campuses.
Thousands Of Charter School Supporters Hold Rally In Foley SquareIt 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.
Rep. Cantor Visits Bronx Charter School As Debate Over Public Schools ContinuesHouse Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) met with students, parents and teachers at the Bronx Charter School for Excellence on Monday.
NYC Councilman On Charter Schools: 'A Sort Of Educational Apartheid'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.
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.
Mayor De Blasio Marks First 100 Days In OfficeMayor Bill de Blasio marked his 100th day in office by touting his efforts to close New York City's inequality gap.
Advocates Rally At DOE Headquarters Against 'Unfair' Charter School Co-LocationsCo-location opponents said charter schools are crowding out existing schools and hurting students who are already there.
De Blasio Gets Some Of What He Wants In State Budget DealMayor 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.