As many as 3,100 city charter school teachers rallied for equality in city schools on Wednesday in Manhattan during a demonstration organized by a pro-charter advocacy group.
Hundreds of charter-school teachers attended a rally in lower Manhattan Wednesday, declaring they “teach to end inequality.”
More than 1,000 charter school teachers rallied in New York City on Wednesday, protesting against what they said was the “status quo” of failing schools perpetuated by New York mayor Bill de Blasio.
There was no explicit mention of the United Federation of Teachers at a pro-charter school rally intended to undermine the union on Wednesday.
Monique Johnson believes she has the best job in the world.
Each day, the teacher at Achievement First Brownsville Elementary, a charter school in Brooklyn, introduces students to the world of music — “everything from Beethoven to Beyoncé.”
The racial achievement gap among New York City public-school students gets worse once they reach college, according to a new study.
Failing schools have a way of harming a family for generations. I stood with thousands of other parents at Wednesday’s Rally for School Equality in Brooklyn because my family has seen firsthand the effects of not having access to high-quality schools. I’m fighting to give my kids something better — and because I believe Mayor Bill de Blasio is standing in the way of making that a reality.
Parents and students from across New York City are out in force to march across the Brooklyn Bridge in Families for Excellent Schools’ rally in support of charter schools. The march, starting at 10:30 a.m., will feature actress and singer Jennifer Hudson.