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The Cost of an Education and Who Pays

He sat inside a small circle of masking tape. This was his island. No one could enter and he couldn’t leave. Shadeed Salahuddin was only six, but already his school, The Excellence School in Brooklyn, thought he was nothing but trouble. And so did his mother, Jamillah Salahuddin. “I was telling him, you got to  Read more »

Struggling Charter Gets New Operator In City First

In what is being touted as a first for New York state, a struggling charter school will be kept open next year with an entirely new operator at its helm. The SUNY Board of Trustees voted unanimously on March 22 to allow Democracy Prep Public Schools to take over the administration of Harlem Day Charter  Read more »