NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of growing concerns about failing schools and increased accountability, the U.S. Department of Education's Charter Schools Program (CSP) sought to increase national understanding of the charter school model and expand the number of high-quality charter schools available to students. In an effort to provide New York City school children with the best possible educational services, the Carl C. Icahn Charter School received a CSP Grant for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools. Icahn will replicate its existing model in four new Icahn Charter Schools over five years. Teaching Matters is...

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