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Most Expensive Test Prep Rally in History?

03 Mar

I can’t print my thoughts on this one. Too vulgar.

Diane Ravitch's blog

Eva Moskowitz has rented the Rockefeller Center Radio City Music Hall for her charter chain’s annual test-prep rally.

The charter network’s dance team will perform, school officials will present awards to students for academic excellence and Moskowitz will deliver a keynote speech.

Eva Moskowitz photo angers protesters outside her home
Moskowitz and Success Academy grabbed headlines in 2016 when the network purchased ground-floor classroom space in a luxury Midtown tower for nearly $68 million.

Success Academy reported $49 million in net assets in 2014 and received at least $35 million from hedge fund billionaires in 2016.

The privately run, publicly funded charter network operates 41 city schools with three more set to open this year.

Two years ago, the Success Academy charter chain spent $734,000 on a pep rally in Albany to seek more public funding for their well-funded schools.

At that time, Politico reported:

Success and Families for Excellent…

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4 Comments

Posted by on March 3, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

4 responses to “Most Expensive Test Prep Rally in History?

  1. Jon Awbrey

    March 3, 2017 at 20:10

    That’s Show Biz …

     
    • Lloyd Lofthouse

      March 3, 2017 at 20:11

      Moskowitz should open a Charter on Broadway and produce plays.

       
      • Jon Awbrey

        March 3, 2017 at 20:16

         
      • Lloyd Lofthouse

        March 3, 2017 at 20:29

        I’m convinced that the 2nd one that came on after the 1st 4-second one finished had Evan Moscowitz in it and she was chasing Oliver Twist through the dining hall attempting to beat him with a stick.

         

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