Real Answers to City’s Failing Schools Crisis Found in 46 High-Performing, High-Poverty District and Charter Schools–Not $150M “Renewal Schools” Gamble
Enrollment is declining at a rapid pace at many low-performing Bronx schools. Parents are fleeing failing schools and seeking high-quality charter and district school options.
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In November, with trumpets sounding, Mayor de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña rolled out $150 million worth of plans to turn around 94 chronically failing schools.
Four months later, some of those schools are still waiting for those renewal plans — suggesting that de Blasio either does not view this as an urgent task or cannot rally his Department of Education to treat it as such.
ALBANY — With the political winds seemingly at its back, New York City’scharter school movement staged a splashy rally in Albany on Wednesday, with an enthusiastic mix of thousands of students, a raft of state leaders and a pinch-hitting pop star.
Thousands of students, parents and teachers participated in a rally in Albany Wednesday in support of charter schools.
An estimated 10,000 people descended on the state Capitol to rally in support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal for additional charter schools in New York state. Cuomo has proposed adding another 100 charter schools statewide to the cap which was agreed to years ago by the Legislature and the governor.