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Pending NYC Charter Schools Would Seek Public Space

14 NY Charter Schools Awaiting Approval

In New York City, Success Academy is pushing to open 14 more charter schools in the next two years, the New York Times reported. The move stems from the need for more parents to feel like they have better options for their children's education. 

If the schools are approved, they would most likely negotiate for public space, said the Success Academy spokeswoman.

Communities have often opposed attempts to give charter schools space in public-school buildings, but schools chancellor spokeswoman Devora Kaye told The Times only that "It's our goal to invest in all our public schools, to make sure parents have great options for their children, regardless of what ZIP code they live in."

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Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

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