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At, take a peek inside charter schools, learn the truth about common misconceptions and find a charter school in your community. More »

Planning & Applying

See programs, services, timelines and resources to help you get your charter school authorized.
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Authorized & Starting Up

Find programs, resources and vendors you’ll need to prepare for a successful school launch.

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Open & Operating

Get access to resources and services to simplify your job and connect with your colleagues.

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Upcoming Events

This is an introductory webinar (offered monthly) for those interested in finding out basic information about charter schools.
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This webinar will cover the special education reimbursement process of the NYC DOE.
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Programs & Services

  • There’s no way around it. Applying for a charter is hard work. Successful applications are hundreds of pages long and often the product of years of research and development.
  • The Charter Center’s Certification Unit provides in-depth technical assistance to ensure that your school complies with all New York State and Federal teacher certification regulations.

Issues & Research

On April 1, 2014, New York State lawmakers approved a package of legislation that changed how New York City charter schools are provided with facilities.