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2 days ago
Success Academy forced out a student by suspending him and taking him to a police precinct, lawsuit claims
The complaint alleges that the charter network engaged in a “campaign of harassment” designed to force a behaviorally difficult student out of Success Academy Bed-Stuy 1.
January 22, 2019
MBAs wanted: Success Academy looks to woo business leaders for a fast-track principal program
Starting this spring, Success Academy is kicking off a two-year program to take “talented leaders from across industry” — especially those with MBAs.
November 28, 2018
After contentious fight, Success Academy middle school will be allowed to open alongside Brooklyn’s P.S. 25
Success Academy Lafayette will now move into the P.S. 25 building in Bedford-Stuyvesant next school year.
November 8, 2018
‘StartUp’ podcast’s next focus: New York City’s Success Academy charter schools
“StartUp,” a podcast that focuses on how entrepreneurs build their companies, is devoting its upcoming season to Success Academy, one of the most familiar and controversial names in New York City education.
August 20, 2018
Behind the scenes, Success Academy’s first high school spent last year in chaos. Can Eva Moskowitz turn it around?
Worried about students’ grades and behavior, Eva Moskowitz sidelined the school’s principal and pushed staff to strictly enforce the dress code. It didn't go smoothly.
July 30, 2018
Read Success Academy CEO Eva Moskowitz’s letter to parents after dramatic staff turnover
Following that latest sign of discord, the charter network is set to convene a meeting this Wednesday to discuss “any concerns” parents might have.
April 6, 2018
Basketball, concerts and now … charter school testing rallies? Success Academy takes over the Barclays Center
Success Academy, the city’s largest and most controversial charter school network, held its annual ‘Slam the Exam’ event at the Barclays Center on Friday.
March 19, 2018
New York City charter leader Eva Moskowitz says Betsy DeVos is not ‘ready for prime time’
In New York City, Eva Moskowitz has been a lone voice of support for the controversial U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. But even…
March 14, 2018
New York charter leader Eva Moskowitz: Colorado doesn’t spend enough on its students
“I’m not suggesting that money is everything. But it’s a very important something."
End of the line
February 9, 2018
Before Families for Excellent Schools’ sudden implosion, waning influence and a series of stumbles
Families for Excellent Schools came crashing down in recent days. But the once-powerful group had already been losing influence.
January 31, 2018
Families for Excellent Schools CEO ousted after investigation into ‘inappropriate behavior’
Families for Excellent Schools officials did not answer questions Wednesday about the nature of the inappropriate behavior.
December 21, 2017
To succeed Carmen Fariña, her adversary Eva Moskowitz nominates 14 education leaders from across America
Moskowitz noted that not all of her nominees are charter school supporters.
the network approach
December 6, 2017
How Eva Moskowitz is remaking public education as we know it, for better and — if we aren’t careful — much worse
Moskowitz has realized that she can do more to change public schools as a private citizen than as mayor. I agree with her, and that unsettles me.
December 6, 2017
Why my Eva Moskowitz story is the scariest one I’ve ever written
My key point: “Moskowitz has created the most impressive education system I’ve ever seen.” I’m both optimistic and also afraid for what that means for the country.
November 29, 2017
Success CEO Eva Moskowitz rejects building space city offers her schools, calling it inadequate
Success Academy CEO Eva Moskowitz said the city’s offer of building space for her schools fell woefully short.
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