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CALL 311 TODAY to Fight a Success Academy Co-Location!

***Press Conference***

Our School Community Matters! VOTE NO on the Success Academy Co-Location at JHS145x Educational Complex

Friday April 24, 3:30 

Bronx Borough President’s Office  958 more words

Moskowitz’s Third Annual Spring Benefit Protest

By Mindy Rosier

I broke out my dressy clothes, some earrings, and my red lipstick for last night’s fundraiser for Eva Moskowitz. I was not a guest. 955 more words

Weakening Standardized Tests Amounts to 'Killing the Messenger'

This week, 1.1 million children in New York State will take Common Core-aligned standardized tests amidst a growing national revolt against testing.

Standardized tests don’t measure real learning, just superficial test-taking skills, and our obsession with them is destroying our nation’s schools by taking away from real learning. 966 more words

New York

Knee-Jerk vs. A Stone's Throw

I read that article. Yes, that article. You know the New York Times article about Success Academy Charter Schools; about how they employ rigid and punitive teaching and management methods to produce very strong standardized test results. 1,138 more words

Education

Misery and Behaviorism Shape Climate at New York's Success Academy Charters

I believe that John Dewey best expressed what ought to be the goal of public schools: “What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child, that must the community want for all of its children.  1,028 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

Ian Malcolm on Eva Moskowitz

Another good piece documenting the lack of “there” at the Success Academy schools, this one by Kate Taylor at the Times.

Pretend that Judge Patrice Lessner… 563 more words

Charters

Eva Moskowitz on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show

On March 24th, Brian Lehrer interviewed Eva Moskowitz, the CEO of Success Academy, a network of currently 32 charter schools in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. 2,134 more words

Issues & Debates