Here you will find the latest guidance and handbooks for administering the 2018 New York State ELA, Mathematics, Science, and Regents Exams. These guides are produced mainly for district schools, but include regulations and resources suitable for charter schools. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
|Science **Guides for 2018 are not yet released**|
|2017 Science Grades 4 & 8 DOE Administration Memo|
|2017 NYS Grade 4 Science Testing Manual|
|2017 NYS Grade 8 Science Testing Manual|
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 DOE guidebook provides detailed instructions regarding the ATS online system.
These documents provide guidance for administrators and teachers as they complete the Institutional Master File (IMF) and Personnel Master File (PMF) as part of the annual BEDS survey.
This ATS report manual guides readers through the most common special education reports that schools can run within ATS.
Charter schools are subject to New York Municipal Law Sections 800-806. Charters, therefore must have codes of ethics and conflict of interest policies. In addition, after New York State enacted the Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013, schools must also have whistle-blower policies. See below for some exemplars. Schools should continue to consult with their own counsel when creating these policies.
|General Municipal Law FAQ (2010)|
|Conflicts of Interest Policy and Whistleblower Policy Templates|
|Model Code of Ethics|
|Ethics for Trustees and Employees of Charter Schools (2010)|
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 online. 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.