1616 Harlem Success Academy 1 Charter School
Friday, June 08, 2012
By Maria Newman
The New York Times Magazine article about the Horace Mann School has drawn hundreds of comments from readers moved by its description of sexual abuse that took place there during the '70s and '80s. It has also drawn a letter of response from the school.
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
After three exhaustive weeks of public hearings and protests, the Department of Education has reversed course on two of the 25 schools it had proposed to close or shrink. Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Harlem, will retain its middle grades. Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy VII in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, will be spared from closing. The vote on the closings is Thursday.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
By Erin Evans
UPDATED: Holding up an oversize report card on the steps of the Tweed Courthouse on Chambers Street, parents and elected officials gave an F to the city's Department of Education in a protest to prevent the closing of several schools.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
The departure of a popular principal, moves to other schools or districts and unhappiness over what some teachers saw as rigidity in the Success Academy approach has led to an unusually high turnover of teachers at Harlem Success Academy 3.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Throughout the fall, and for two days a week, a select group of leaders of successful independent charter schools will attend workshops in which they will learn how to write business plans, create management structures, and assess whether they are ready to open another school.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Part of what the annual school progress reports reveal are the schools that are subject to revamping or closing. But the reports can also show which schools are excelling, which are most improved, which are persistently failing, which exhibited the greatest student progress and which are inching up -- among many other measures. Here are some lists that SchoolBook has compiled based on schools' progress reports.