As public schools, New York City charter schools seek to serve and best educate all students, including students whose primary language is not English. Successfully recruiting these English Language Learners (ELLs) depends on much more than the usual outreach and marketing. Charter schools that are successful in recruiting ELL students make a comprehensive commitment to community engagement, student achievement and cultural diversity that is strategically planned and implemented. The following tips are designed to aid in the development of a robust ELL recruitment and education plan
The NYCSCA has established this Safety Program & Procedures Manual, herein after called “SCA Safety Manual” in order to guide and direct the management, staff, and contractors working on all NYC school buildings of their obligation to adhere to the policies and procedures set forth within this program thereby promoting a safe work environment for all SCA personnel, school occupants, workers and the general public.
When opening a new school, you become responsible for every aspect of technology planning, implementation, assistance and maintenance which is required to keep school operations running smoothly.
This comprehensive guide, developed and originally presented by Rebecca Daverin of Explore Schools, is a great one-stop resource for the most useful ATS functions and reports.
This DOE guidebook provides detailed instructions regarding the ATS online system.
This ATS report manual guides readers through the most common special education reports that schools can run within ATS.
Under the revised charter law, charter schools are now subject to New York Municipal Law 800-806. Due to this new requirement, charter schools may need to revise their codes of ethics and conflict of interest policies.
The first half of the presentation covers the NYC Committee on Special Education (CSE), including the structure and function of the CSE, roles and responsibilities of the CSE and the charter school, and best practices for working with the CSE.
The Regulations of the Commissioner are available either online or as a downloadable pdf. Part 200 is the law regulating special education in New York State.
The Standard Operating Procedures Manual is a how-to guide explaining the entire special education referral, evaluation, and placement process in New York City.