Tonight's Panel for Educational Policy was shifted quickly to Queens from Manhattan, which is easier to get to from the Cobble Hill neighborhood where the Success Academy charters wants to expand--and which is on the table for discussion. This shift of venue cause outrage outrage in those who feel that a charter school is not what is needed in Cobble Hill, such as the United Federation of Teachers, The Daily News reports.
The UFT will provide four buses for protesters interesting in going tot he meeting. The proposal and the process is also outlined by the paper--if the panel at tonight's meeting approves the school.
The moved meeting is slated to begin at Newtown High School, 48-01 90th Street at 6 p.m.