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Dromm Plans Hearing Over Moskowitz's Plans to Close Schools to Attend Pro-Charter Rally

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Daniel Dromm, the chairman of the City Council's education committee, plans to hold a hearing on former council member Eva Moskowitz's plans to close her network of charter schools to attend a pro-charter rally in Albany.

Moskowitz is the founder of Success Academy, which teaches about 6,700 students throughout the city.

On Tuesday, her teachers plan to conduct lessons aboard buses up to Albany so parents and students can take part in the protest.

This would not be the first time Success students have attended a rally on a school day.

Dromm doesn't like the idea, and in a statement, said, "No educator should be allowed to use children as pawns for their political agenda. Serious questions arise about closing schools for political gain."

Last week, the de Blasio administration overturned three co-location agreements with Success Academy that had been made with the Bloomberg administration.

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