Wall Street Journal
November 11th, 2014
Almost a decade after the United Federation of Teachers launched a
charter school to prove that a school could thrive under the city’s
union contract, new data show the school continues to struggle.
through eighth grade of the UFT Charter School in Brooklyn failed to
meet the city’s targets for student achievement, progress, environment
and closing the achievement gap, according to the Department of
Education’s School Quality Guide, which was released Monday.
nearly 1,700 schools reviewed under the city’s new reporting system,
the kindergarten through eighth grade part of the charter is one of a
handful of schools citywide that didn’t meet goals in four out of five
Operated as one charter but treated as two schools in the rating system, it fared better at the high school level.