Hebrew Language Academy Charter School in Brooklyn Receives Charter Renewal from Board of Regents

HLA BrooklynThe New York State Board of Regents has formally granted a four-year charter renewal for the Hebrew Language Academy Charter School in Brooklyn, approving the New York City Department of Education’s recommendation.

As part of the charter renewal, HLA was also authorized to expand to serve students in grades 6 through 8. The state’s first Hebrew language charter school opened in 2009 in South Brooklyn and currently serves 475 students in grades K-5. It will add sixth grade starting in the fall of 2015 when the school moves into its new permanent home on Mill Avenue in Mill Basin.