Stories by Geoff Decker

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Posted on: Apr 27, 2015, Source: Chalkbeat New York

Across the state, more than 155,000 students may have refused high-stakes exams.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2015, Source: Chalkbeat New York

Unlike traditional district schools, charter schools are free to craft their own discipline policies.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2014, Source: Chalkbeat New York

10 of the 12 approvals will go to Eva Moskowitz's Success Academies.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2014, Source: Chalkbeat New York

Parents of M.S. 61 students in Brooklyn successfully lobbied to prevent a charter school from sharing space in its building.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2013, Source: Gotham Schools

Now the question is how to get them out of schools.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2013, Source: Gotham Schools

Students at NYC's Stuyvesant High are opting out of standardized tests to oppose what they see as an unfair system of teacher evaluation.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2013, Source: Gotham Schools

A charter chain gets caught offering parents money to draw in students -- and quickly walks back the offer.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2013, Source: Gotham Schools

This year, thousands of NYC teachers will be rated based on the test scores of subjects--and students--they do not teach.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: Gotham Schools

NYC's Dept. of Ed is working to provide children in foster care extra attention as they seek high school placement.