We are proud to announce our first-ever crowdfunding campaign, now live on Kickstarter. Here’s the thing: this is an ALL OR NOTHING campaign – if we don’t hit our goal of $15,000, we don’t get a dime. That $15k will help us keep Third Rail going, hire additional journalists, and help us lay […]
Shaila Dewan, a reporter for the New York Times who covers the criminal justice system, moved to Bedford-Stuyvesant with her husband in 2012, when she was “very pregnant” with their first child. “I didn’t really know that much about the schools,” she said, “except that nobody I knew went to any of them. I asked […]
At the heart of the debate around charter schools in Central Brooklyn are issues of race and real estate. Brooklyn Deep contributor Max Freedman, who has been looking closely at demographic and enrollment patterns throughout New York, answer questions on charter schools in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights.