New York Post
“Give Mike Mulgrew fresh points for chutzpah. In his never-ending quest to crush the competition — public charter schools — the United Federation of Teachers chief is calling on Albany to impose stiff penalties, even closure, on charters that don’t meet quotas for ‘high-need’ students.
The big irony? The UFT itself admits that charters are teaching a lot more of these kids than they did just a few years ago.
As The Post’s Carl Campanile reports, from 2008 to 2014, city charters doubled their percentage of enrolled students whose primary language isn’t English. And students with disabilities rose from 10.2 percent to 14.5 percent.”