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Read analysis and interact with data visualizations about the New York City charter school sector. If you have a question about these analyses, please contact Monica Wawrzyniak by email.


Type: Blog Post
Posted: October 23, 2013

James Merriman

Type: Blog Post
Posted: October 10, 2013

Michael Regnier

Type: Blog Post
Posted: October 2, 2013

The New York City Council Education Committee held a hearing October 2, to consider three important resolutions, Res. 1263-2012, Res. 1395-2012 and Res. 1906-2012, regarding school utilization.

Type: Blog Post
Posted: October 1, 2013

Michael Regnier

A rigorous new study of charter elementary schools has a startling implication: mainstream general education classrooms at NYC charter schools contain many students who, statistically, would have been assigned to special education had they attended district schools.

Type: Download
Posted: May 22, 2012

Out of the 159 New York City charter schools currently enrolling students for 2012-13, 130 (82%) responded to the New York City Charter School Center's survey about their lottery application rates. Based on survey data, the Charter Center estimates that New York City charter schools received a total of 133,000 applications for 14,600 new seats.

Type: Blog Post
Posted: March 25, 2013

Drawing nearly 600 parents, the first-ever Brooklyn Charter School Fair gave parents the opportunity to speak directly with charter school representatives and learn about all of their public school options.

Type: Blog Post
Posted: October 24, 2011
Today, the NYC Department of Education released its 2010-11 progress reports for high schools. (See our breakdown of the K-8 progress reports.) The reports assign a letter grade to each school, based on student test scores, student progress, attendance, and “learning environment” survey results are all heavily weighted to account for differing student characteristics.
Type: Interactive
Posted: July 17, 2012

The results are out from the 2011-12 state tests for Math and English Language Arts (ELA) in grades 3-8, and New York City charter schools once again have reason to feel proud and hopeful, though by no means content.

Type: Interactive
Posted: October 1, 2012

Today, the NYC Department of Education (NYC DOE) released its 2011-12 Progress Reports for public schools serving grades K-8, including charter schools. Overall, charter schools' grades are improved from the previous year. Close to half (46%) of all charter schools received an A grade, compared to 25% of public schools citywide.

Type: Blog Post
Posted: October 13, 2011
Nearly one million parents, teachers, and secondary students completed the Learning Environment Surveys in 2010-11. Find out how charter schools’ results were different in general, or drill down into specific questions.


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