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.
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.
Harlem and Bed-Stuy Schools, Both Serving Low-Income Students of Color, Selected for “Overall Academic Excellence”
Success Academy Posts 98% Pass Rate on State Math Tests and 91% on ELA — and Closes Racial And Economic Achievement Gaps
A Record Number of Teachers Achieve 100% Pass Rates in More Than 250 Classrooms
NYC Issues Defective Metrocards to Success Academy Students, Throwing Wednesday’s School Day Into Chaos
The New York City Department of Education today informed Success Academy Charter Schools that an unknown number of MetroCards issued to students across the 47-school network are defective. As of late afternoon, the DOE could not determine the exact number of schools and students affected, but least 10 schools and hundreds of scholars were known to be impacted.
Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz sent Mayor Bill de Blasio a letter today that calls on him to immediately step in and save SA Lafayette Middle School in Brooklyn, which is being blocked from opening by the Department of Education.
After Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Snub Parents’ Push to Keep Space for Diverse Middle School, Borough President Urges to Take “Unique Approach” to Allow School to Open