New York City charter schools getting $4.5 million state grant to teach regular public schools

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Top city charter schools will teach regular public schools how to better educate students in a new initiative funded by a $4.5 million state grant, Education officials said.

Eight high-performing charter schools in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan will share instructional techniques with traditional district schools starting in September.

The city’s publicly funded, privately run charter schools have clashed with district schools over resources, but educators hope the new program will help make peace.

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