City Votes to Close Paul Robeson High School

Two Thousand People Raise Voices AgainstĀ  DOE Decision Despite heartfelt pleas from Paul Robeson High School students, parents and teachers, the Department of Education voted Wednesday to shutter the long-standing Bed-Stuy school. The vote came after a spirited public hearing at Brooklyn Technical High School, which drew about 2,000 people, pitting charter school advocates and […]Read More

NYC Department of Education Makes Intervention Decision on Boys &

On Monday, the NYC Department of Education announced their plans to close eleven district schools and recommended that the state not renew the charter of one charter school. Yesterday, the DOE announced 14 additional schools to be closed immediately or by phase out. That left 30 schools that were chosen by the DOE for intervention […]Read More

NY Post Abuses Child in an Attempt to Smear School

Last week, the New York Post published two articles and two editorials about a child who had complaints about the school she attended, Paul Robeson High School. The Post quoted 15-year-old Alisha Strawder as saying if she “could burn down this school and get away with it,” she would. Alisha readily admitted she hardly goes […]Read More