Charter Schools do not need to adhere to New York State Education Commissioner’s Regulation 154 (CR 154) regarding English Language Learners. Some of the following resources are based on, or reference, the practices outlined in CR 154 but individual charter schools may create their own policies and procedures and should always follow the procedures approved in their charter. A Charter School LEA must implement the instructional program for ELL students approved in its charter.
Become familiar with the 2015 CCLS-aligned changes and implementation of the Speaking and Writing modalities from the New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test.
Action Items and Steps for Lottery Admissions
Meal programs at Charter Schools that do not qualify for free meals must record attendance according to eligibility and then record meals taken at the point of service. This worksheet from the SchoolFood Compliance Office aids in that task.
This worksheet, designed to help schools make decisions regarding financial management staffing and software, was commissioned by the New York City Charter School Center and presented in partnership with ERE, LLP & Fiscal Management Associates, LLC.