Grand Opening

School leaders and board members from the 27 new charter schools opening in NYC this fall attended a welcome celebration at the Tweed Courthouse on June 23. This is always a proud moment for the Charter Center because we've worked with so many of the teams from the very beginning.…

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Yogi Berra Hits It Out of the Park at BCSC!

Yogi Berra stopped by Bronx Charter School for Children in the South Bronx Thursday afternoon.† The baseball legend met with a small group of students and staff at the high performing K-5 school located less than a mile from Yankee Stadium. The school’s executive director Karen Drezner told me, “The…

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The Reviews Are In

We packed the house in Brooklyn last night for the Charter Center’s screening of "The Lottery".† More than 200 peopleó charter school educators, parents, and some interested citizensó watched the film with us. Here are a few reviews: ”It’s revolutionary because there’s no film like it out there. All educators…

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A Milestone

New York State's Race to the Top application was delivered to USDOE officials in Washington today, fresh off the Legislature’s passage of a cap lift bill that makes a host of amendments to the state Charter Schools Law.†With a few days of holiday rest and reflection between Friday’s frenzy and…

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