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City Shuts Down Two Troubled Charter Schools

Thursday, March 05, 2015

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New York City education officials took the unusual step to close two charters, effective this June, because of persistently low performance and weak leadership.
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Top 10: Charters with Highest Attrition Rates

Thursday, October 04, 2012

An analysis of the attrition rates for the city's charter schools revealed that charters have lower attrition rates, on average, than district schools. But there were outliers. Here's the Top 10 list of charter schools with unusually high numbers of students leaving the school. There are interesting stories behind these numbers.

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School Budget Picture Evolving

Friday, March 30, 2012

With conflicting budget figures rolling around, the city continues to insist: not to worry. Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott said Tuesday at a City Council hearing on the preliminary budget that he intended to protect schools from cuts and planned to keep the schools' budgets stable. If that is so, it means principals -- who control their own budgets in New York City -- can avoid more of the painful cuts of this school year and maintain a similar level of service and staffing.

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City Reports Shine a Light on Charters

Friday, October 21, 2011

About 30 Department of Education reports on the city's charter schools for the 2010-11 school year include lists of the most mundane of details and education jargon, as well as the kind of small, qualitative insights into schools that cannot be found in test scores.

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