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Charter Schools in New York: Small but Growing

Charter Schools in New York: Small but Growing

Even before she approached the microphone at the side of the auditorium, Julia Daniely, president of the Teachers-Parent Association at IS 303, knew she had the support of her Brooklyn community. “Is not that we don’t want to share,” she said. “But if we give up the space, our children lose.” Daniely presented Schools Chancellor  Read more »

Space Wars in Brooklyn

Fierce anger filled the city’s Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) meeting on March 1 as parents, teachers, and students fought to keep charter schools out of their school buildings and keep other schools open. Parents’ and teachers’ frustration with the city’s Department of Education (DOE) was apparent even before the meeting began at 6 p.m.   Read more »