On Tuesday, September 6th, the parents of Brooklyn's Intermediate School 303 and Middle School 2 will be represented in court by Advocates for Justice in their efforts to stop two co-locations of charter schools from taking place. These two co-locations, like many others, were unwanted and marked by abuses of process on the part of the New York City Department of Education. Having failed to prevail in appeals to the former charter school leader who now serves as the New York State Education Commissioner, unfortunately, Advocates for Justice attorney Arthur Schwartz has turned to the courts for redress. For more information, call the Advocates for Justice office (212-285-1400).
On Thursday, September 15th, Advocates for Justice will represent a coalition of parents challenging the NYC DOE's policy of charging rent of only $1 per year to charter schools who have been co-located in public school buildings. Needless to say, the big guns have been pulled out to keep this case from going forward.