Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio’s war on kids

November 2, 2016
in Kids

Opinion editorial Harlem Success Academy 4 Hundreds of city children are at risk of being “educationally homeless” next fall — victims of Mayor de Blasio’s refusal to give charter schools room to grow. Especially if they’re in the Success Academy network — which happens to include some of the highest-performing schools in the state, even as most of their scholars hail from tough ’hoods. It’s a crisis for kids headed to middle school next year — with no actual school to attend. By state law, the city Department of Education must provide new space to public charter schools that need it. If it doesn’t, the city has to cover the rent for the space the school winds up using — but finding...

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