Last month, parents at my daughter’s school, SA Washington Heights, gathered in the auditorium to hear Ms. DePalo explain why Success Academy and other charter schools are marching in Prospect Park on September 28.
Charter schools are publicly created, publicly regulated, and publicly funded. All children eligible for admission to a district school can apply to a charter school.
This year, public charter school families and staff will again come together to march and make our voices heard on Wednesday, September 28.
Ever since I was five years old, I have loved the idea of working in the medical field — it’s been my dream.
My name is Wayne Jackson, and I am the proud father of a scholar at SA Bronx 2.
When I arrived at Summer Arts Institute in July, I was nervous and excited. But again the nerves went away — from the minute I stepped through the door, we sang non-stop every day.
Get off to a great start this school year by following the advice of our most successful teachers.
This summer, I had a life-changing experience at the Future Latino Leaders Law Camp at American University in Washington, D.C.
This summer, Success Academy high school scholars explored the Canadian wilderness, created digital animation from scratch, practiced medicine, and studied psychology, law, and art at prestigious schools and programs across the United States. As one of five college access and persistence counselors at the high school, I helped many of these bright young men and women navigate the application process to elite summer programs and submit their first high-stakes applications.
At the end of the school year, the 85 Success Academy educators who were recognized with a 2016 Excellence Award took a moment to reflect on their most memorable moments with students.