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NYC Rejects 12 Charter School Bids for Public Space, Approves 12

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

New York's evolving policy on charter schools led it to reject 12 applications for city space but allow 12 others to proceed, including 10 run by Eva Moskowitz's Success Academy. 
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Mayor De Blasio's Charter School Dilemma

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

WNYC
With more charter schools seeking space in public school buildings, the mayor of New York City has a week left to announce his policy for choosing the winners and the losers.
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State Commish Says Charter Schools Limit May Be Flexible

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Education Commissioner John King suggested a way for New York City to get around the limit on charter schools, on the same day he visited a program to improve its district schools.
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Chances of Admission to a Charter School Improving

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

WNYC

City students who apply to a charter school now have a 27 percent chance of getting in, as more of the privately managed public schools take root. But there's still a waiting list of more than 50,000 students.

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Brooklyn Charter Dials Back Discipline After Outcry

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

In our series on charter schools we’ve examined the role of discipline. Critics say charters with strict rules unfairly push out students or fail to communicate with families well. One school in Bedford Stuyvesant lost almost one of five of its students when parents thought its detention and disciplinary rules went too far. It has since toned down its approach.

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As Court Date Looms, City Revises Plans for Charter Schools

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Ahead of a court date Tuesday, the city has been revising plans for charter schools it plans to move or expand inside buildings with regular schools.

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Study Finds NYC Charters Don't Serve the City's Poorest

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

New York City has long boasted of studies finding charter schools do a better job of educating low-income students than regular public schools. But a new study questions that data.

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