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September 10, 2019
Success Academy does ‘screen’ its students. It’s not in the way you might think.
Success Academy requires parents to attend pre-enrollment meetings to see if the network is a fit for their child.
May 9, 2019
Success Academy released psychologists’ notes about a former student. Now, the family has filed a federal complaint.
The complaint comes in response to a story published Saturday about Jazmiah Vasquez, a seven-year-old student who has not been in school for a year and a half.
a legal matter
April 22, 2019
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.
Pomp and Circumstance
March 4, 2019
Harvard president to help Success Academy send off its second crop of graduates
Lawrence Bacow will be the keynote speaker at Success’s second graduation in June, the 47-school network announced Monday.
January 23, 2019
Rise & Shine: To help students affected by shutdown, Cuomo orders financial reprieve at state and city universities
HIGH MARKS New York City has received a gold medal for pre-K quality and access, a new report finds, although on measures like…
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.
January 15, 2019
Even after a court victory, few charter schools are expected to join New York City’s pre-K push
When visitors come to The Renaissance Charter School in Queens, Principal Stacey Gauthier often insists they stop by the pre-K classroom.
November 29, 2018
Success Academy illegally changes special education services without parent input, complaint claims
The complaint alleges a pattern of school officials unilaterally changing special education placements without holding meetings with parents.
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.
October 3, 2018
New York City greenlights Success Academy middle school after contentious space fight
Success Academy Lafayette will now likely move into the P.S. 25 building in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
August 27, 2018
A college student is teaching economics at Success Academy — founder Eva Moskowitz’s son
Culver Moskowitz’s role is the latest move to raise eyebrows at Success Academy High School for the Liberal Arts.
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.
July 10, 2018
Success Academy parents accuse New York City of denying, delaying special education services in new lawsuit
The New York City education department is accused of routinely delaying and denying special education services to Success Academy students in the Bronx,…
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