Academy teaches students to succeed

Kids who attend New York City’s Success Academy charter schools do remarkably well. “We are No. 1 in student achievement in the state,” says founder Eva Moskowitz, “outperforming all the wealthy suburbs.” They do. Although they teach mostly poor …

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Disturbing Video of Teacher Ripping Up Homework and Berating a First Grader Is Just Fine, School Confirms

The founder of the Success Academy network, Eva Moskowitz, tells the Times the video was an anomaly—though anecdotal evidence gathered by the paper suggests it is not. Jessica Reid Sliwerski, 34, worked at Success Academy Harlem 1 and Success Academy …

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Why Public School Students Won’t Read

It has a lot to do with public school reading material, the founder of the appropriately named Success Academy points out. “Most public schools exhibit a pervasive disregard for text quality and content, and it is a missed opportunity,” Eva Moskowitz writes .

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Stossel: It’s cruel for government to limit school choice

Kids who attend New York City’s Success Academy charter schools do remarkably well. “We are No. 1 in student achievement in the state,” says founder Eva Moskowitz, “outperforming all the wealthy suburbs.” They do. Although they teach mostly poor …

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De Blasio nixes Success charters run by foe

The decision to ax the schools operated by Eva Moskowitz’s Success Academy Network ended a period of intense speculation over the fate of charters approved in the final weeks of the Bloomberg administration. The three new schools killed by de Blasio were …

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New York City needs a new public schools leader. Should the mayor look in Charlotte?

Clayton Wilcox, who has been Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ superintendent for six months, is on Eva Moskowitz’s recently posted list of “14 extraordinarily capable educators from around the country” who she says would bring the experience and skil …

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John Stossel: Success Academy

Kids who attend New York City’s Success Academy charter schools do remarkably well. “We are No. 1 in student achievement in the state,” says founder Eva Moskowitz, “outperforming all the wealthy suburbs.” They do. Although they teach mostly poor …

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