Bloomberg launches $50M program to address charter school learning loss
Back in City Hall for the first time in 8 years, the former mayor joined with Mayor Eric Adams to roll out the program.
Apr 18, 3:33 PM
City Plans To Appeal Ruling That Would Expand COVID-19 Testing To Charter Schools
“We do not believe our obligation to perform free, random sample surveillance testing extends beyond DOE schools, and we will appeal this decision.”
Feb 22, 2021 3:20 PM
State Finds Success Academy Violated Civil Rights Of Disabled Students
State authorities have determined that Success Academy, the controversial charter network with 47 schools across the city, is violating the civil rights of kids with disabilities.
Updated: Feb 27, 2019 6:04 PM
Would A Democratic State Senate Threaten Charter Schools' Favored Status?
Democrats are a favorite to take control of the State Senate, where charter-friendly Republicans have ruled for the last decade.
Updated: Oct 25, 2018 2:06 PM
Son Of Success Academy CEO Fills In As Econ Teacher Before Starting Sophomore Year In College
New York City charter network Success Academy has barely been open a week, but some students are already learning valuable lessons about nepotism and organizational dysfunction.
Updated: Aug 28, 2018 2:42 PM
Shake-Up At Success Academy As Two Executives Step Down From Posts
Both the COO and the CFO have resigned, according to a company-wide email sent by Eva Moskowitz.
Updated: May 22, 2018 5:15 PM
Surprise! Extending Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools Came With A Backroom Deal To Open More Charters
The Mayor's Office publicized the deal today, after the state's seemingly charter-free renewal of mayoral control.
Updated: Jul 7, 2017 4:11 PM
[Update] State Legislature Reaches Emergency Deal To Keep Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools Just Ahead Of Deadline
Governor Cuomo summoned lawmakers back to Albany for a special session this week after they failed to extend mayoral control during the regular session.
Updated: Jun 29, 2017 5:06 PM
Republicans Who Don't Represent NYC Are Poised To End Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools
The charter school industry is backed by megarich donors who have poured millions into New York state politics.
Updated: Jun 22, 2017 10:17 AM
City Moves Forward With Controversial Plan Intended To Integrate UWS Schools
"We're going to Catholic School," one parent said. "And I'm Jewish, so I'm really not happy. We already have the paperwork."
Updated: Nov 10, 2016 1:40 PM
Success Academy Hit With More Criticism Over Infamous 'Got To Go' List
Thirteen parents sued the charter network back in January.
Updated: May 2, 2016 12:51 PM
Success Academy Allegedly Pressured Parent To Keep Damning Video From The Press
"It makes me feel bad as a parent, like, what am I going to do to build her confidence all over again?"
Updated: Feb 25, 2016 1:37 PM
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