Proper insurance is important for charter schools from inception to maturity. This FAQ document answers many common questions that charter schools have regarding insurance packages.
Understanding the roles and responsibilities of board members is an important step in effective governance. These resources will help clarify what the board chair and other board members' roles are, and the characteristics to look for in candidates for particular positions.
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.
The latest report from the New York City Charter Schools Evaluation Project compares the academic performance of charter school students with that of their peers who attempted to enroll in charter schools but were not selected in a random lottery. This method allows the researchers to isolate the effect of attending a charter school, without being concerned that factors related to the decision to apply to a charter school are really driving achievement differences.
The New York City Charter School Center has created this 3 part series on developing a Board of Trustees for new charter schools. This presentation shows how a school can develop academic and financial dashboards to help inform timely decision-making for school leaders and board members.
A dashboard is an essential tool for charter school leaders and the board. This presentation will help you build a dashboard for your charter school.
This Excel document shows grade-by-grade score comparisons of individual charter schools to their neighborhood district averages for Math and English Language Arts, 2009-10.
The study of Data in all of its forms is essential learning for all educators and school leaders. This two-part presentation teaches the basics including terminology and common misperceptions about the use of Data.
The study of Data in all of its forms is essential learning for all educators and school leaders. This two-part presentation follows up the basic knowledge with some more advanced concepts such as item banks, formats and scoring.