What Makes a Charter School Co-location Work? Two Bronx Buildings Offer Answers
Inside a six-story Bronx building last spring, 10 students served on a student council to dream up ways their building could be improved. The bathrooms could be better stocked, they decided, and the playground needed to be revamped.
Half of the students in the group were in the older grades at P.S. 55, an elementary school that has served the Claremont Village neighborhood since 1916. The other half attended Success Academy Bronx 2, which shares the building.