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February 16, 2017
‘It’s not a solution’: How a Harlem co-location proposal is highlighting disparities between two schools
Parents blasted a co-location proposal and accused the department of letting P.S. 36 languish until its space became needed by a wealthier, whiter school community.
June 29, 2016
Years after co-location controversy, two principals say sharing space has made both schools better
Although some objected to Success Academy's co-location, as school leaders, we felt it was our responsibility to make the best of sharing our space.
December 11, 2015
In latest twist, Boys and Girls principal lobbies for co-location with Medgar Evers
If anyone can engineer the unusual move, it is Principal Michael Wiltshire, who was recruited to lead Boys and Girls last year and still oversees the selective Medgar Evers.
clashes in the space wars
September 21, 2015
Charter leaders continue to battle de Blasio over space in public school buildings
At the heart of their criticism is the battle for limited space in city-owned buildings, which the de Blasio administration has been reluctant to offer to charters.
August 28, 2015
What makes a charter school co-location work? Two Bronx buildings offer answers
School leaders who respect each other; facilities large enough to require compromises, but not impossible ones; and time to grow accustomed to each other are key, educators said.
July 28, 2015
How much space does a school need? City agrees to tweak its answers
The matter of school space has bedeviled Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has faced a growing demand for it thanks to his pre-K expansion and a growing charter-school sector.
on the money
July 23, 2015
IBO: Funding gap between district schools, co-located charters has closed
The numbers are the first comparisons of district and charter-school funding since 2011, when the IBO’s calculations found that co-located charter schools received nearly $650 more per student.
raise your hand
June 26, 2015
Raise Your Hand: Where are co-located schools working well together?
Help report Chalkbeat’s first Raise Your Hand investigation, and help us determine what stories we pursue next.
June 11, 2015
After delay, a Success Academy co-location plan earns rare rejection from city panel
The move could set up a new fight between the city and Success CEO Eva Moskowitz.
Politics & Policy
June 2, 2015
As Nashville charter school conversion begins, administrators must overcome confusion
After a rocky start, co-principals at Nashville's Neely's Bend Middle Prep School are working together to make the transition to a charter school a success.
The co-location situation
May 21, 2015
In latest display of independence, panel delays two charter co-location votes
Panel members said they were uncomfortable with the concerns raised by parents and teachers at the district schools during the meeting.
the facility factor
May 12, 2015
Charter school rent costs to hit $32 million by next summer
The city is planning to $22.4 million on rent for charter schools in private space, double what it's spending this year.
clashes in the space wars
April 30, 2015
Success Academy co-location exposes fault lines among de Blasio’s allies
The specific, contentious co-location scenario involving Success Academy encapsulates a number of complicated problems the education department is facing.
avoiding the space wars
March 6, 2015
After pushback, Bronx charter replaced with D75 school in co-location plan
The earlier P.S. 277 co-location plan never sat well with parents and staff, who testified in January that it would mean giving up a valuable technology room.
March 3, 2015
As enrollment climbs, city struggles to keep overcrowding from growing, too
Forty-four percent of the city's school buildings are overcrowded, according to city officials, a figure up from 36 percent in the 2011-12 school year.
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