1627 Democracy Preparatory Harlem Charter School
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The city launched a new award for excellence in the classroom. The first winners of the Big Apple teaching award went to 11 teachers from a mix of schools. Check out who won:
Sunday, December 09, 2012
By Beth Fertig
Charter schools have become hugely popular in New York City because of their reputation for high test scores and strict discipline. But it’s a delicate balance. A school that’s too strict risks losing its students. But other families want a “no excuses” environment. We visited two charters that have struggled with how to handle kids who don’t meet their expectations.