The Future of the Academy of Art University
Fashion , living and learning / November 17, 2017

The Future of Fashion: Academy of Art University NYFW Shows article praises the successful fashion debuts from 10 students who attends the Academy of Art University. These ten students amazed audience members including fashion influencers like Ms. J Alexander with their stunning collections. There was five womenswear, two menswear and other collaborations that were presented at this year’s Fashion Week. The students came from all over the world from China to Mexico to California. A number of students were named CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase which is a very big complement to those students. The Academy of Art University is located in San Francisco, California where they offer associates, bachelors and master’s degree in all area of art forms from game design to fine arts to fashion. This school was founded in 1929 by Richard S. Stephens, a painter and magazine editor. This school was originally the Academy of Advertising. It is a for-profit, privately owned school, who lives by the motto “Built by artist for artist”. The Academy of Art University has a main campus on New Montgomery Street in the South of Market district but also has online classes as well. Their school colors are black and red…

Success Academy Celebrates Victory after a Long-Running Dispute with the City

Success Academy was among the charter schools that won a victory after a long dispute with New York City. The state’s appeals court ruled out that the city does not have any jurisdiction to control pre-kindergarten programs in any charter school. The dispute began in the year 2015 when Success Academy introduced pre-kindergarten programs in three of their schools under the universal prekindergarten program in the city, and the schools refused to sign a contract. The city held that all students are entitled to undergo through the programs to ensure consistency of education quality, but Success Academy said that the contract provided was violating the state law. They argued that the state law gives the authorizers of charter schools the sole right to control and oversee the schools’ operations. The authorizer of the Success Academy, in this case, is the State University of New York. The city then refused to pay Success Academy amounts for prekindergarten programs, and the charter schools went to State Education Department to seek for help. Apparently, in the year 2006 a ruling by MaryEllen Elia, the state education commissioner stated that charter schools could only be paid after they sign the contract. This decision by…