Drawing nearly 600 parents, the first-ever Brooklyn Charter School Fair gave parents the opportunity to speak directly with charter school representatives and learn about all of their public school options.
Mary Ann Giordano from the Times put it best: "And who says co-located schools can’t get along?" Ms. Giordano is referring to a district-charter co-location collaboration that took place on Saturday in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Check out the new video from the March 16 Education Town Hall that aired on KISS FM's Open Line radio show with Bob Slade, Bob Pickett and James Mtume. The Town Hall was hosted by the New York City Charter School Center, KISS FM and Bronx Preparatory Charter School.
This weekend the Charter Center, KISS FM and Bronx Preparatory Charter School hosted an Education Town Hall that aired on KISS FM's Open Line radio show with Bob Slade, Bob Pickett and James Mtume. Panelists, including Valerie Babb, Recy Dunn, James Merriman, Charlene Reid, Drema Brown, Andrea Zayas and Samantha Tweedy addressed hot-button issues and spoke openly and honestly about the role of charter schools in public education.