Passing the Common Core: 4th Grade

The New York Post

Parents can support their children as they learn. The Post has summarized the Common Core standards at each grade level, and has asked area teachers to explain how they use the Core in their classrooms every day. This article highlights how two of NCSH’s fourth grade teachers prepare their students for the state tests.

30 Schools in 30 Days: Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem

Northeast Charter Schools Network

The 30 Schools in 30 Days project will highlight a different New York State charter school each day, featuring each school’s successes, and the challenges that come from being denied access to state facilities funding. Perhaps most important, each school leader has a message for state lawmakers in Albany: please find a solution to the facilities funding problem and allow ALL of the state’s charter schools access to building aid this year.

Fariña Reveals Preferences in Selective Embrace of Charters

Capital New York

Chancellor Carmen Fariña has a type, when it comes to charter schools.

She has visited at least 13 charters during her chancellorship, and most of them are independent with specialized instruction for high-needs students.

Chancellor Carmen Fariña Visits NCSH

Neighborhood Charter Schools

A message from Chancellor Carmen Fariña:

Head of School Brett Gallini’s leadership at the Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem is embedded in every aspect of this beautiful school. Each classroom was a language rich space, as well as a safe learning environment. The Head of School is committed to increasing student activity and peer-to-peer learning, which will make for an even more dynamic classroom experience.

Existing Charter Schools In Private Space Left Out Of State Budget

The NY Daily News

67 charter schools are left out of Gov. Cuomo’s state budget, forcing them to spend thousands on rent

Cuomo’s budget guarantees free space or rent money only for new or expanding charter schools, leaving 67 existing city charters in privately owned buildings to shell out thousands per month for rent.