Department of Education

Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 12:34am
Known as the School Renewal Program, the plan will transform 94 city schools into “community schools,” with increased participation from families and community partners.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014, 11:00am
Set to open in the fall of 2015 in District 3, the 675-seat, K-5 School is one of the 14 new Success Academies approved by the state, and will join the five other Success Academy charter schools currently in the district.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014, 4:35am
The Department of Education launched investigations into similar complaints filed at Brown and Harvard universities within 10 weeks of them being filed.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014, 2:31am
Parents and Community Education Council 3 members report that the Upper West Side rollout of universal prekindergarten is going smoothly, despite a summer of hurried preparations and highly publicized doubts.
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 2:06am
While many parents welcomed the potential new schools, other speakers said that Success Academy—the largest charter network in the city—has not been transparent about its policies on admissions and retaining low-performing students.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014, 10:33pm
Theo Milonopoulos, a political science Ph.D. student, filed a federal complaint and lawsuit in August, saying that the University discriminated against his mental health conditions by putting him on forced medical leave and barring him from Columbia property.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 9:49pm
The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released its first report on Thursday, which contained new recommendations and requirements for schools that could speed up the processing of last week’s complaint against Barnard and Columbia.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 2:42am
The federal complaint filed against Columbia last week is the latest in a series of sexual assault-related complaints against universities across the country.
Wed, Apr 23, 2014, 2:54am
Education leaders are opposing a planned reallocation of two classrooms in the building from the public school Frederick Douglass Academy II to the charter school Success Academy Harlem I, citing a higher demand for the public school.
Wed, Mar 26, 2014, 3:29am
Nineteen parents of students at Harlem Central and Success Academy Charter Schools filed a lawsuit against the city’s Department of Education last week, saying the reversal of co-location approval was unlawful and did not follow procedure.

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