Despite its small size, the NYC charter school sector has sparked the publication of more than a dozen books, including practical guides for educators as well as histories and memoirs.
Think-pair-share is a widely-used strategy that can be successfully implemented in classrooms across all grade levels. This learning strategy promotes structured student interaction and is a great way for teachers to support the features of the Interaction component of the SIOP Model. It can also be an effective way to differentiate instruction by providing students time and structure for thinking about a given topic, enabling them to formulate individual ideas and share these ideas with a peer, and ultimately the entire class/group (Simon, 2014).
Below you can find a helpful glossary for City and State systems.
Under the 2010 cap, NYC was granted a maximum of 114 charters, There are up to 45 charters are left for NYC.
Testimony Presented to the New York City Council Education Committee Oversight Hearing on Charter School Management and Accountability
As your own Local Education Agency (LEA), you are responsible for school closures independent of the Department of Education's (DOE) decision. When choosing to close your school due to weather or an emergency, be sure to alert local TV stations so that all parents and families are made aware. The following list includes contact information for local TV stations and was originally compiled and shared by New Vision for Public Schools.
Effective February 1, 2014, a new State test will take the place of the current test used for the statewide identification of English Language Learners.