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New Charter School Hearing Tomorrow Evening

A notice from District 1's Community Education Council: NOTICE!! Thursday February 17th, 2010 6:30pm Located at Manhattan Charter School 100 Attorney Street To hear community input on proposal to open a new charter school in lower Manhattan. The proposed charter school will serve grades K-5,...

Ross Global Takes on Girls Prep in Latest Charter School Space Battle

Earlier this morning, we linked to a story in the New York Times recounting the rising tensions between Ross Global Academy (which is being closed due to poor performance) and the Girls Prep Middle School (which is in search...

Tonight: Kindergarten Info Fair, Girls Prep’s Fate Discussed

A couple of important events for Lower East Side parents tonight. First, at 530pm there's a Kindergarten and Pre-Kindegarten information fair at P.S. 20, the Anna Silver School.  This week, the Department of Education opened enrollment for the 2011-2012...

Ross Global Academy Charter Renewal Hearing Next Week

This coming Monday night, the Department of Education will be holding a charter renewal hearing for Ross Global Academy in the East Village. The meeting takes place at 630pm, at the school, 420 East 12th Street. Anyone who wants...

Girls Prep “Report Card” Score Drops

For more than a year, we followed the saga surrounding Girls Prep, the charter school that fought to expand its middle school on the Lower East Side. Gotham Schools notes it's one of two schools that performed particularly badly...

Girls Prep Leases Private Space Near Cooper Square

It looks like the Girls Prep Charter School has found space for its middle school. Earlier this month, the Department of Education backed away from a plan to allow the school to expand in a building on East Houston...

Squadron, Chin, Mendez Sharply Criticize DOE Handling of Girls Prep Situation

We've already heard from Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer on the DOE's handling of the Girls Prep situation. They strongly criticized Chancellor Joel Klein's decision to allow the LES charter school to expand, in...
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Photo: Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Some of the headlines that caught our eye in the past week: --The NYPD cracked...
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