Success Charter Network
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Beth Fertig
Thursday, May 09, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
After the city's law department said the D.O.E. would replace old light fixtures containing PCBs "well before" its original deadline of 2021, frustrated parents, advocates and elected officials said they want details.
Monday, February 13, 2012
By Maria Newman
Jim Manly, 45, is the longest serving principal, or school leader, of the Success Academy Charter Schools, which started in 2006 and by next year could be operating a dozen schools throughout the city. He talks about working with Eva S. Moskowitz, the hard-charging founder of the Success network, and about how the constant protests and challenges to the Success schools has fortified his commitment to school choice.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
Eva Moskowitz and her Success Academy charter schools are in the news on Thursday, again as the target of a lawsuit to try to stop her from establishing a new school, this time in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
A hearing on the city's plan to open a charter school in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, lasted nearly five hours, as parents and teachers argued over whether the charter would be a boon for the neighborhood or would harm existing schools.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
As the Department of Education moves to bring a charter school to Brooklyn's Cobble Hill neighborhood, a state assemblywoman and a former city schools official are backing a different school proposal that would compete with the charter school for space.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Nearly 200 seats will be added to an elementary school planned for Lower Manhattan, city Education Department officials announced on Tuesday, but that additional space in a neighborhood that sorely needs it will not become available until 2015.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Eva S. Moskowitz is deep into another battle, this time in Brooklyn where she is trying to start one of her Success Academy charter schools in Cobble Hill. Some of the people at Public School 261 Philip Livingston in Brooklyn are planning an event in protest.
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.
Friday, October 14, 2011
By Hadas Goshen
Parents and members of the Community Education Council District 15 met to discuss a charter school proposed for Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, that would be housed in the same building used by Math and Science Exploratory School 447 and students of the Brooklyn High School for the Arts.
Friday, October 07, 2011
A noon rally at City Hall may or may not include other unions that have publicly supported District Council 37. Neither the United Federation of Teachers nor the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators has yet said it would be there.
Thursday, October 06, 2011
Eva Moskowitz, the former city councilwoman who runs a network of charters in New York City, is gearing up to expand into middle-class enclaves by opening a school in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, next fall. The city will begin selling the idea to the neighborhood next week, solidifying its push to turn charter schools into viable options for middle-class families whose neighborhood schools are too crowded or too weak to be attractive.
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 21, 2011
Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott drew widespread attention for his proposals to improve the city's lagging middle schools, and some criticism as well from the teachers' union president and others. And students who repeat the eighth grade also have to repeat the cumbersome high school application process.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
By Sharon Otterman : Reporter for The New York Times
What would the Upper West Success Academy Charter School be without "success?" Thanks to an eleventh-hour save, the latest addition to the Success Charter Network does not have to find out.