Tag Archives: Democracy Prep Charter School

Teaching A Literary Life

  Shy teenagers with peanut allergies fill Ajaka Roth’s classroom, alongside demigods and vampires, lost boys and child wizards. Roth knows them all intimately – they’re characters from the books that perch in brightly colored baskets lining the walls – and she also knows that eventually they’ll jump off the page for her 6th grade  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 »