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The mayor's office is saying one thing. The charter schools another. It is a lot of he said, she said. The bottom line is that right now the future of three charter schools is still unclear.

Jennifer Duran is afraid because she doesn't know where her two children are going to school next year. Both kids attend success academy Harlem 4, one of three charter schools that still does not have a set location. The other two charters are Success Academy Jamaica in Queens and Success Academy City Hall in Lower Manhattan.

The relocation process is also complicated and extensive, according to Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz.

The state Education Department is ruling on where the schools will be located Friday.

The mayor's office says it has found new locations for two of the schools and is very close to finding one for the third.

Mayor Bill de Blasio rescinded on previously approved co-locations because at one location, his office says, public school students would have been displaced.

However, parents say the new locations need to be renovated and are too far away.

The mayor's office insists that the Friday ruling deadline is not set in stone.

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