View Full Version : Manhattan-UWS Judge Allows Construction for Controversial UWS Charter School Upper West Success Academy

07-05-2011, 09:17 AM
From DNAinfo.com (http://www.dnainfo.com/20110701/upper-west-side/judge-allows-construction-for-controversial-uws-charter-school) by Leslie Albrecht:

A controversial charter school cleared a hurdle to move into an Upper West Side high school building, but the battle over the school's future isn't over yet.

A state Supreme Court judge ruled Thursday that work can begin on renovations needed to move charter school Upper West Success Academy into the Brandeis Educational Campus.

But two lawsuits that could block the charter school from opening in the Brandeis building have yet to be decided.

The construction decision is a win for the charter school, which has faced vocal opposition from Upper West Side parents who say the charter school will take space and resources away from existing public schools in the Brandeis building.

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