The Charter Center’s ELL Specialist, Melissa Katz, has laid out best practices to ensure the accuracy of new students’ Home Language Identification Surveys (HLIS). These HLIS are extremely important, as they will help schools determine who qualifies for ELL testing and services.
New York lawmakers recently authorized the first-ever public funding for charter schools’ ongoing facility costs—but only for new or expanding charter schools in New York City.
This webinar, conducted by NYC food service expert, Geoffrey Ramsey, and a charter school Director of Operations who has gone through the process of becoming a School Food Authority, was originally presented to new school teams as part of the 2013 Start Right program. It provides an overview of food service options that are available to charter schools as well as the steps for schools to follow to become their own School Food Author
Welcome to the world of ATS! This training video is a great one-stop resource for the most useful ATS functions and reports. It covers the basics
Note: If you still need an ATS account, or to request one for a new staff member at your school, complete this form and email it to Tliu2@schools.nyc.gov. As a reminder, ATS users will need a NYC DOE email account that can be obtained through the DOE’s Galaxy system through an administrator at your school.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and transportation. As public schools, charter schools should be aware of ADA compliance issues as they relate to their facilities and programming.
We were honored that parents joined us on the Steps of City Hall, Tuesday, May 14, 2013, as we held a press conference to showcase the increasing parent demand for charter schools.
Their voice mattered in representing the more than 70,000 parents who hoped to find a seat for their child in a charter school for the 2013-2014 school year.
This presentation, originally facilitated at The New York City Charter School Center in 2012, provides a broad overview of requirements and sector-wide best practices for Safety Plan creation and implementation.