Success Academy’s Backhanded Backfill Policy — Gary Rubinstein’s Blog

Success Academy is a charter school network in New York City with over 40 schools and approximately 20,000 students. Since it was first formed in 2006, it has been known for having outstanding standardized test scores for grades 3 through 8. If you ask them how they get such high test scores, they will tell […]

Success Academy’s Backhanded Backfill Policy — Gary Rubinstein’s Blog
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  1. Carol Gross says:

    You cite White and Asian students and Black students. This is horrendous. But, where are the Latinx students in these statistics?
    In addition, you know that the family of any child who struggles is coaxed to leave the school in a variety of ways. They harrass the parents, making them come to conferences a lot and and getting them to pick up the child for small infractions of rules. Also, they frighten children into obedience. (as seen in a video posted of a teacher teaching and a child making a mistake and being basically bullied by the teacher).
    And, they have no accommodations for children with special needs. They basically do not have children with special needs.

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