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Resources

Education Plan: Mission & Purposes

This presentation is part of the Application Development Program commissioned by the New York City Charter School Center.  Created by charter school expert Cynthia Millinger, Education Plan: Mission & Vision assists planning teams in developing an academic blueprint in conjunction with the charter school's Mission and Vision Statements.

Understanding Scale Score

A scale is an arbitrarily established set of numbers used for measurement according to a rate or standard.  Learning to understand scale scores is an essential skill for every educator and this one-page summary created by the New York City Charter School Center can help.

The Effects of New York City's Charter Schools on Student Achievement by Caroline Hoxby, Sonali Murarka, and Jenny Kang (2009)

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.

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