Principal of Staten Island Community Charter School talks about closing

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Students and parents of The Staten Island Community Charter School have joined their principal in her fight to keep the school open — after it was given a year to bring test scores up, which was achieved.

On Tuesday night, the Department of Education released this statement:

"Its performance continues to lag behind other schools on Staten Island. We are working with students and their families to ensure they have a high quality school option for next year."

Principal Dr. Nicole Garcia talked about the fate of the school and what she did to increase test score results among students.