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Waiting for the Truth

Op-Ed by SUSAN S. SAWYERS
An inconvenient truth about “Waiting for Superman” and our nation’s public schools

As our graduate studies in education reporting came to a close late last month, a few of us Columbia J-School kids and our professors had the chance to preview the provocative new documentary, “Waiting for Superman,” by Oscar winner Davis [...]

Waiting for the Truth
posted on: Jun 5, 2010 | author: Susan Sawyers

Albany may allow charters to work with BOCES

Pro-charter legislators in Albany are moving toward leveling the playing field between public schools and charter schools.

Albany may allow charters to work with BOCES
posted on: Apr 21, 2010 | author: Sarah Butrymowicz

Democracy Prep gains ground, public school parents push back...

Charter school Democracy Prep gets approval for a sixth through eighth-grade branch that will share space with other schools in building M092 on 134th Street.

Democracy Prep gains ground, public school parents push back
posted on: Apr 2, 2010 | author: Mary Plummer

Work hard, change the world

Democracy Prep founder Seth Andrew is out to prove that charter schools can close the achievement gap.

Work hard, change the world
posted on: Mar 19, 2010 | author: Sarah Butrymowicz

Decision to close Alfred E. Smith delayed

Education department officials delay a vote on closing construction trade programs at Alfred E. Smith High School in the Bronx.

Decision to close Alfred E. Smith delayed
posted on: Mar 7, 2010 | author: Mary Plummer

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