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Parents of 308 Insist “No Space For Charter School”

“We have children here, not cattle.”  Parents, teachers and students voiced strong opposition to the proposed co-location of a charter school in their building. At an emotional and passion-fueled public hearing held recently by The Department of Education, parents and children turned out in large numbers to give their opinions and to have their voices […]Read More

City Votes to Close Paul Robeson High School

Two Thousand People Raise Voices Against  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