Thursday, December 1, 2011

Video: Brooklyn parents, teachers & community members speak out: we don't want your charter school in our neighborhood!

Sent by Leonie Haimson

http://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.
com/2011/12/brooklyn-parents-teachers-community.html

Thanks to Darren Marelli, here are highlights from the hearing that occurred on Tuesday about the controversial proposal to co-locate another branch of the Success Academy charter chain in Cobble Hill, District 15, in Brooklyn. 

Passionate and articulate parents, teachers, elected officials, students and community members spoke out against this damaging, deceptive and most probably illegal proposal, and pointed out how the co-location will likely wreck the schools that now inhabit the building, one of which is in transformation, by overcrowding them, forcing them to increase class size and lose valuable programs.  Does the DOE care?  You be the judge.

Leonie

Cheers,
Norm Scott

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