Finding the Right School · School Choice

Sharing Space Doesn’t Make For Safe Schools

(New York School Talk exists to offer a “safe space” for parents, teachers, students, and anyone invested in public education.  Most of our bloggers support charter school expansion in New York City. Not all of them do. We deeply value all voices and believe that differing opinions can lead to enlightened strategies to address what… Continue reading Sharing Space Doesn’t Make For Safe Schools

Blog · New York City

NYC Coalition Attacks Mayor de Blasio for Depriving Kids of Space and Opportunity

By failing to provide our students with timely and fair access to public space, you are denying opportunity to New York City’s highest need children. This quote is from a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio from what the Daily News called the city’s “biggest charter school networks under an umbrella group… Continue reading NYC Coalition Attacks Mayor de Blasio for Depriving Kids of Space and Opportunity

Blog · New York City

Co-Locations Between Success Academy Charters and Traditional Schools: Two Different Stories

Space-sharing between traditional schools and charter schools continues to incite anxiety in New York City but two articles, both out today, depict very different outcomes for students, teachers, and communities. While popular charter schools struggle to expand in a city with sky-high real estate costs (see my post yesterday for political context), some traditional school… Continue reading Co-Locations Between Success Academy Charters and Traditional Schools: Two Different Stories