Hebrew Charter School Center

Harlem Hebrew Charter OK’d

Associate Editors

A Hebrew charter school in Harlem may sound akin to an African-American-themed school in Borough Park or Jerusalem.

Opening in 2013, Harlem Hebrew will be modeled on Brooklyn’s Hebrew Language Academy Charter School, above.

Hebrew Charter Movement Gains DC School

Associate Editor

A Hebrew charter school has been approved for Washington, D.C.

Sela Public Charter School will open in fall 2013, with 124 children in pre-K through first grade. Eventually the school, which has the backing of the New York-based Hebrew Charter School Center, will go through fifth grade.

Sela, which means “rock” or “foundation” in Hebrew, is modeled in part on Yu Ying, a successful D.C. Chinese-immersion charter school where children speak Chinese and English in alternate days.

New Hebrew Charter School Approved In San Diego

Associate Editor

San Diego City Schools voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a charter for Kavod, a Hebrew charter school slated to open in September.

Modeled on Brooklyn’s Hebrew Language Academy Charter School (HLA), the publicly funded San Diego school will launch with 210 students in grades K-2 and plans to add a grade each year until it goes through fifth grade.

Charter School Roundup

Florida Growing Fast, Some Local Delays, Second Thoughts In Englewood
Associate Editor

So much for the stereotype about life being slower paced in the South.

While some Hebrew charter school efforts here in New York and New Jersey — as well as in Arizona, Minnesota and California — are hitting snags and delays, Florida’s Ben Gamla network of schools is blazing ahead at full speed.

Florida’s Ben Gamla network of schools is blazing ahead at full speed.
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