Archive for the ‘Eva Moskowitz’ Category

SCSC member organization, Advocates for Justice: A Public Interest Law Firm, is filing a suit against Success Charter Network, on behalf of Cobble Hill Parents.

Backed by a law firm that has battled the Department of Education in court repeatedly over the past year, a group of Cobble Hill parents announced today that they are suing to stop Eva Moskowitz’s Brooklyn Success Academy 3 from moving into their neighborhood.

GothamSchools.org has the story.

Read the full legal petition here.

What lies ahead in the SCSC’s struggle to keep Success Academy Charter out of MS50 in Williamsburg?

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(Original video and article on Ed Notes Online: )

El Puente Leader Savages Moskowitz/Success Invasion of MS 50 as Eva Rallies Her Troops

Los Sures (Southside Williamsburg, Brooklyn) Town Hall.

Frances Lucerna, Executive Director & Founding Principal of El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice, raises many of the push-button charter school and co-location issues.

A Cobble Hill teacher has created the blog, “Inside Colocation”:

THE PUBLIC SCHOOL WHERE I’VE BEEN TEACHING FOR THE LAST 8 YEARS HAS BEEN TARGETED FOR A “COLOCATION” WITH A CORPORATE-MODEL CHARTER SCHOOL.  MOST PEOPLE, INCLUDING ME, DON’T KNOW WHAT A COLOCATION LOOKS LIKE, THOUGH WE’VE HEARD BLEAK STORIES.  I’VE STARTED THIS BLOG TO DOCUMENT IT AS BEST I CAN.

Click here for “Inside Colocation”.

While charter schools have traditionally served to boost options in poorer neighborhoods, Moskowitz has already opened one school on the upper West Side and has approval for another in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.

Some critics say this shift is an effort by Moskowitz to shore up political support for charter schools among middle class families.