At a rally Thursday morning, Success Academy officials said Mayor Bill de Blasio has drastically curbed charter-school accommodations in city buildings. A total of 150 charter school co-locations were approved between 2009 and 2013. Under de Blasio, that number dipped sharply to 54 between 2014 and this year.
The Bronx Chronicle / By Bronx Chronicle Staff
Originally published: 10.16.2018
Educators from California, Connecticut, DC, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas, Tennessee and Wisconsin convened yesterday for a deep dive on middle school literacy at the Robertson Center at Success Academy, a new accelerator for advancing the work of teachers and administrators across the country.
New York Post / By Post Editorial Board
Originally published: 9.26.2018
The real takeaway from the state test results is the continued superior performance of children attending public charter schools. In the city, 57 percent of African-American charter students scored proficient in English vs. 34 percent in the regular public schools. In math, it was 58.6 percent vs. 25.4 percent.
Chalkbeat / By Philissa Cramer
Originally published: 10.1.2018
Two Success Academy charter schools won the federal ‘Blue Ribbon’ status for 2018. The status is awarded annually to schools that have test scores in the top 15 percent in their state and no significant gaps among students from different demographics, or that have shown “extraordinary progress” in closing those gaps.
The Patch / By Caroline Spivack
Originally published: 10.2.2018
Eight New York City schools were awarded the coveted title of National Blue Ribbon School Monday by the U.S. Department of Education, including Success Academy Bed-Stuy 1 and Success Academy Harlem 2.