Action Items and Steps for Lottery Admissions
This October 2010 memo from Roberto Reyes, State Title I Director, clarifies the assignment of Community School District (CSD) preferences for homeless students in charter school admissions lotteries.
The electronic lottery is a simple and transparent option for conducting your school's annual lottery. This demo video provides you with step-by-step instructions for conducting an electronic lottery as well as many best practices.
This one-page overview of New York City charter school enrollment lotteries answers frequently asked questions, including: How do the the lotteries work? Are they fair? Is anyone given special preference? And are charter school applicants representative of NYC students?
The NYC DOE handbook on Pupil Accounting for charter schools.
What choices are charter schools providing? What are their results? Who are their students? And what is the outlook for charter schools' future? Read the Charter Center's new, data-rich report to find out.
This informational brochure, published in October 2010, details 10 quick facts that everyone should know about New York City charter schools. It is a helpful resource for schools to utilize during recruitment as well as for news organizations and the general public who want to know more about charter schools in the city.
New York’s charter school law requires that SED and SUNY set targets for enrolling and retaining students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and students who are eligible for free or reduced lunch at rates that are “comparable” to those of the local school district or city school district. In this white paper, Prof.
A family handbook provides charter school families with answers to their most common questions and helps to avoid unnecessary calls to the school. This guidebook, created by the New York City Charter School Center, is a brief guide to the purpose, timing, and typical contents of a Family Handbook.