Nyc Education Officials Hurry To Close City’s Worst-performing Charter School

D.C. preparing a new unified enrollment lottery for its traditional and charter schools

1 and fulfills his campaign promise to impose a moratorium on school shutdowns. Education officials declined on Friday to renew the operating license for F-rated Fahari Academy Charter School beyond the end of the current academic year. Craig Warga/New York Daily News New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (center). City education officials are trying to close the F-rated Fahari Academy Charter School by the end of the academic year. Fahari posted the citys lowest scores on school progress reports issued Nov. 13 and only 7.5% of Fahari students passed state reading exams in 2013.
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New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (center). City education officials are trying to close the  F-rated Fahari Academy Charter School by the end of the academic year. Roth is now a professor at Stanford University and chairman of the board of the Institute for Innovation in Public School Choice , which used his ideas to build algorithms for school lotteries in New Orleans and Denver and is creating the Districts system. The institute aims to build strategy-proof school lotteries that are fair, efficient and transparent and cant be gamed by even the most determined parent. The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation is funding the work for the Districts lottery. Each city is unique, said Neil Dorosin, the organizations executive director.
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Frederick Classical Charter School

School system may override charter's hiring picks Tuesday, May 28, 2013 2:00 am Frederick County Public Schools officials may force a new charter school to hire teachers of the county's choosing instead of the school's preferred candidates, according to the school's president. Demand for charter schools remains high Thursday, May 9, 2013 2:00 am According to local brief in Tuesdays edition of The News-Post, Frederick County Public Schools two Montessori charter schools have far more applicants than their programs can accommodate. School reform needed Saturday, February 23, 2013 6:00 am In a recent Letter to the Editor (Feb. 8, FCTAs Brennan speaks to teacher evaluations), Mr. Brennan, (the local education union representative) noted that our system does not need another armchair reformer. What an interesting display of hubris. Classical charter school set to go Thursday, January 24, 2013 6:00 am I am writing to let you know that I am excited for the additional FCPS school choice that the Frederick Classical Charter School provides.
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