New York, NY — With tassels moved from right to left and caps tossed high, Success Academy’s second graduating class exalted in their achievement this afternoon at the John L. Tishman Auditorium of The New School. The Class of 2023, so-named for their anticipated college graduation date, is the second cohort of scholars to graduate from New York City’s top-performing public charter school network.
Success Academy Harlem East Concert Band Earns Top Distinction at New York State Music Association Majors
New York, NY — The Success Academy Harlem East Concert Band earned the highest distinction at the NYSSMA Major Organization Festival at Lehman College, a statewide adjudication that hundreds of large ensemble programs (concert bands, jazz bands, orchestras, and choirs) participate in every year.
Three Success Academy Chess Teams Tie for First in the Nation at the National Elementary Championships
Success Academy Bronx 1 Middle School, Harlem East Middle School, and Hudson Yards Middle School chess teams tie for first in K-6 Under 1400 Section.
Today, Success Academy released its 3-year sequence of middle school U.S. History curriculum on the Success Academy Education Institute, making these resources available for free for superintendents, principals, teachers, and school districts across the country.
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.