Post Tagged with: "Renewal schools"

A rally held some months ago in support of Wadleigh Secondary School for the Arts. (Photo by Christina Veiga via Chalkbeat)

A Clue to Carranza’s Approach to Struggling Schools?

Culture, Education, Manhattan, Youth August 8, 2018 at 4:03 pm

Chalkbeat examines the case of Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing Arts, saved from closure but now subject to a leadership change, and what this might portend for other Renewal schools.

Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza is multi-talented, cuts to the chase and is not afraid of controversy. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Chancellor Carranza: Pozole in NYC Schools?

Education, Mexican, New York May 11, 2018 at 4:45 pm

At a meeting with the city’s community and ethnic press, newly appointed DOE Chancellor Carranza laid out his “culture eats strategy for breakfast” plan and touted his mariachi singing chops, Queens Latino reports.

Mayor Bill de Blasio earlier this year with Chancellor Carmen Fariña. (Photo by Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office, via Chalkbeat)

Fourteen Low-Performing NYC Schools to Close

Education, New York December 18, 2017 at 4:24 pm

NYC plans to shutter 14 low-performing schools, including nine that had been in the “Renewal” program, reports Chalkbeat.

School’s out at the Lola Rodríguez de Tió School. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Bronx School Closures Cause Anguish Among Parents

Bronx, Education January 12, 2017 at 2:52 pm

The planned closure of three Bronx schools, among a total of six schools the DOE will close due to poor academic performance, causes worry among the mostly Hispanic parents, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

The city is planning to close The School for the Urban Environment and Foundations Academy, which share a building in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Officials also proposed closing Peace Academy Middle School. ( Photo by Stephanie Snyder via Chalkbeat)

Three Low Performing Schools to Close

Education December 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Chalkbeat reports on the planned closings of three poorly performing schools with low enrollment.

Banana Kelly High School (Photo via Wikimedia, Creative Commons license)

Goal-Setting for Renewal Schools: a Reprieve

Education, New York December 3, 2015 at 6:19 pm

Renewal schools are being given three years to meet targets most NYC schools must meet in one year, reports Chalkbeat.

Schools Chancellor Carmen  Fariña (Photo by Patrick Wall via Chalkbeat)

Pay Raises for Teacher-Leaders at ‘Renewal’ Schools

Education August 25, 2015 at 6:50 pm

Low-scoring “Renewal” schools in the city are offering raises to some teachers to become leaders in helping to improve the schools, reports Chalkbeat.

Elodie Oriental, 15, (left), and her twin sister, Ismaelle, do homework after school at Brooklyn Generation School. (Photo by Stephanie Snyder via Chalkbeat)

Behind the Scenes at a ‘Renewal’ School

Brooklyn, Education, Youth July 7, 2015 at 12:31 pm

Chalkbeat offers a three-part multimedia series on Brooklyn Generation School, one of the 94 schools in the city’s “school renewal” program which gives the schools three years to turn their results around, or be restructured or closed.

A classroom in Banana Kelly HIgh School (Photo via The Hunts Point Express)

Renewal to Help Bronx Schools Turn Around

Bronx, Education, Uncategorized December 18, 2014 at 12:21 pm

Four schools in the Bronx have been selected for the city’s School Renewal Program, and another has been named a Community School. All will receive assistance to help in turning performance around, reports The Hunts Point Express.