De Blasio’s slap in the face to schoolchildren who dare to dream
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New York Daily News / By Brett Peiser, CEO of Uncommon Schools
Originally published: 4.2.2014
Fear? Anxiety? We get our kids excited about the challenge.
New York Daily News / By Daily News Editorial Board
Originally published: 3.29.2014
As budget negotiations came down to the wire in Albany, New York’s charter schools appeared on the verge of breakthroughs that would bring fairer funding and fairer access to classroom space.
New York Post / By Post Editorial Board
Originally published: 3.30.2014
New York lawmakers will make history today when they pass a budget that ensures a future for a promising new kind of public school: charters that answer to moms and dads, not teachers unions.
Coupled with universal pre-K, the new legislation will provide unparalleled education options to New York's families.— Eva Moskowitz (@MoskowitzEva) March 29, 2014
Education Next / By Andy Smarick
Originally published: 3.11.2014
By now, education observers are aware of New York City mayor Bill de Blasio’s incursion on the Big Apple’s charter sector. No one should be surprised; this was no ambuscade, no lying in wait. He publicly campaigned against charters. He actually called his predecessor’s policy of allowing charter public schools to share public-school space with district public schools “abhorrent.”