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April 22, 2014

Is the Small Schools Movement Really Dead?

Klonsky: How did we let this dynamic movement of educators and community activists morph into a top-down, corporate-style web of privately operated charter schools?

April 11, 2014

N.Y.C. Launches Ad Blitz to Increase Pre-K Enrollment

Eyeing an April 23 enrollment deadline, the coordinators of New York City's newly expanded prekindergarten program blitz the city with ads.

April 07, 2014

Group Slams House Majority Leader for Lack of Charter-Funding Support

A brief from the Democrats for Education Reform criticizes U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for not signing a letter in support of increased funding for the federal Charter School Program.

March 31, 2014

N.Y. Budget Deal Secures Facilities Funding for N.Y.C. Charters

A budget deal passed in New York puts an end to the co-location controversy for New York City charters by requiring the city provide rent-free space to new and expanding charters.

March 27, 2014

New Partnership Brings Rock and Roll to N.Y.C. Schools

Many more students in the New York City school system will get exposed to modern music education, from hip hop to hard rock and punk, through a new initiative.

March 26, 2014

New York State's Schools Are Nation's Most Segregated, Report Contends

A new report from UCLA's Civil Rights Project contends that in 2010, more than half of New York's black and Latino students went to schools with white-student enrollments under 10 percent.

March 14, 2014

Fight Continues Over Space-Sharing Agreements for N.Y.C. Charter Schools

The debate over Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision to rescind co-location agreements with three charter schools there has spread across the country.

March 05, 2014

N.Y.C. Mayor Releases Details About His 'Game-Changer' After-School Plan

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to double the number of middle school students in after-school programs over the next year.

February 27, 2014

New N.Y.C. Mayor Rescinds Co-Location Agreement With Some Charter Schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has withdrawn previously approved colocation proposals for some charter schools.

February 25, 2014

Changes Coming to Charters in N.Y.C., D.C., and Philadelphia

Charter schools in three of the nation's largest school districts are facing changes to how they operate.

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