Success Academy was one of 15 charter management organizations from around the country awarded a Charter Schools Program (CSP) grant by the U.S. Department of Education to open new schools and expand existing schools. The grant, totaling $9,842,050, will fund the opening of four new elementary schools, one new middle school, and one new high school. It will also fund the expansion of four existing middle schools to include grades seven and eight and will allow six existing elementary schools to offer pre-kindergarten.
Success Academy Bed-Stuy Middle School took second place in the Under 14 Division at the All-Girls National Chess Championship in Chicago this weekend. The team beat out eight competitor schools including Dalton and Chapin.
Tufts University today announced that Eva Moskowitz, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Success Academy Charter Schools, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters. Moskowitz will be recognized at Tufts University’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19, at the Green on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus.
Lawrence S. Bacow, President of Harvard University, to Speak at Success Academy Commencement in June
Lawrence S. Bacow, President of Harvard University and one of the most widely respected leaders in American higher education, will address Success Academy’s graduating class at its commencement exercises on June 6.
Families from South Bronx Classical Charter Schools, Public Prep, Brooklyn Emerging Leaders Academy, and Success Academy advocated for education equality at the state capitol.
In Open Letter to Mayor de Blasio, Eva Moskowitz Demands City Provide Equal Funding for Community Based Organizations Offering Pre-K Programs
City Provides Only One-Third of the Funding to CBO-Run Pre-K Programs, Compared to What It Spends on its Own Programs — DOE Spending Is $30,130 Per Student, While CBOs Get $9,846 Per Child.
Success Academy eighth-grade students demonstrated they are on track, and preparing for college-level math, with unassailable scores on the most recent Algebra 1 Regents exam. All 426 eighth graders took the exam, and 99% passed, with 93% scoring at the college-ready level, and 56% earning the highest possible Level 5 on the exam.
Huge victory for New York City families and charter sector, as judges say education bureaucracy can’t force invasive directives, starve classrooms of funding.
Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund Donates $10M to Expand Success Academy Middle Schools Across New York City
Gift will support opening of three new public middle schools and sustain growth of others, providing greater access to high-quality educational opportunities for thousands of students from disadvantaged communities.
In response to Mayor de Blasio’s lack of action, 75 Success Academy parents rallied on the steps of City Hall this morning to demand that the mayor deliver on his frequent—but unfulfilled—promise to bring equity and excellence to education.