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How Test Prep Is Done in One Washington Heights Charter School

Oghene Oyiborhoro | Posted 07.13.2014 | Education
Oghene Oyiborhoro

The new state math tests were given across New York the week of April 28, and at least one charter school in Manhattan's Washington Heights was more t...

High-Demand Charter School: Staying the Course in Washington Heights

Oghene Oyiborhoro | Posted 06.08.2014 | New York
Oghene Oyiborhoro

Carpenter is in her first year at TEP, which opened in 2009 with much national fanfare for its fresh ideas -- most prominently its promise to pay starting teachers $125,000 a year, 40 percent more than the city's starting rate.

In the World of Corporate Ed Reform, Failure Is no Impediment to Success

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Leonie Haimson

Zeke Vanderhoek gets more publicity for failure than most people do for success.