“This budget includes significant gains for public charter school children, but it also perpetuates fundamental inequities. Previously, state law increased charter funding at the same rate as district funding. Now, the Assembly has manipulated the funding formula to deprive charters of Mayor de Blasio’s 9,4% spending increase in 2015-16. Although Governor Cuomo and the State Senate fought hard to appropriate supplemental funding and diminish the damage, charter school children will still be shortchanged.”
More than 17.000 children were entered into yesterday’s admissions lottery for 3.017 available seats at Success Academy in 2017-18
On Friday morning, nearly 4.000 Success Academy scholars came together at the historic Radio City Music Hall to hold one of the largest academic pep rallies in the country ahead of state exams.
This weekend, 151 scholars representing 15 Success Academy schools traveled to Saratoga Springs, N.Y. to compete in the 50th Annual New York State Scholastic Chess Championships. Out of 1.200 students who competed from across the state of New York, Success scholars made up 13% of the entire two-day tournament and brought home big wins with four teams finishing in the top five of both the ES and MS Championship sections.
Success Academy recognizes outstanding educators at four Bed-Stuy schools with network-wide awards
At Annual Performing Arts Festival, Hundreds of Students, Parents and Educators Converge to Deliver Powerful Messages
Last night, eleven second and third grade students burst on to the stage of Success Academy Union Square for Success Academy’s third annual Festival of the Performing Arts, as the song “Symphony of Brotherhood,” by Miri Ben-Ari began to play over the speaker.
In Open Letter to the Mayor, Eva Moskowitz Calls for City to Use Under-Utilized Buildings for Success Academy Middle Schools
City has only 13 working days left to make a proposal that could be approved in January.
After two years of bureaucratic dithering, the city delivers another temporary, stop-gap solution designed to thwart charter growth and discourage parents.
U.S. Secretary of Education John King announced yesterday that Success Academy Harlem 4 and Success Academy Bronx 1 have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools, a distinction granted to only 329 of the nation’s 130.000 public and private schools.
After last night’s highly anticipated presidential debate, eighth graders from the top-performing charter network’s East Harlem middle school demonstrated the impact of great teachers.