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De Blasio Era Doesn't Discourage Bronx Charter School Applicant
Central Brooklyn Parents Face School Choices, Disparities
New Charter High School Will Be Closed to Transfer Students
Bid to Co-Locate Bushwick Schools Attracts Little Attention
Charters Target Middle-Class Brooklyn
Obama Anti-Poverty Programs Begin to Take Shape
Credits As Collateral: Schools Withhold Records If Debts Unpaid
The Election's Over. So Let's Talk Issues
Ten Questions for Cathie Black
The Klein Era: Eight Years, One Legacy
Fill In The Blanks: Cuomo's Education Plans Short On Detail
Charter School, Struggling, Hired Leaders' Kin
No Sign Of Mayor's Promised Antipoverty 'Zones'
Charter School Favoring Virtual Instruction Pulls Back
Pedagogy and Profits: Charter School Bid Raises Questions
Gay Marriage, Tenants' Rights, Albany Reform: The Primary Races To Watch
Queens Race Defies Narrative Of Gay Rights, Reform
Reading The Political Tea Leaves Of Harlem's State Senate Race
Split Decision In Charter School Space Spat
A Charter school is a non-religious, publicly funded, public school of choice. There is no admission screening or testing. Each charter school must have a charter, which details the school’s program and goals. In New York, over 60,000 students attend charter schools. In 2010, Joel Klein authorized the addition of 114 new charter schools to the 99 already present in New York.
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This infographic chart, produced by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (www.icphusa.org) showcases educational attainment in the Bronx for adults (25 years and older).
On standardized tests, the Harlem Children's Zone's Promise Academy I, fares well compared to most schools in its upper Manhattan district, and rivaled New York City and state averages. This infograph looks at how the national model's student make-up stacks up against others.