The E-Rate program was set up in 1997 when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Universal Service Order implementing the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
Charter schools are leading the way in effectively educating special education students and English Language Learners in New York City and are making strong progress in recruiting more of these students into their schools.
This resource will help charter schools decide what type of health insurance to offer their employees. It provides the basic options for healthcare plans, cafeteria plans and funding options.
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)|
This white paper from Brian Carpenter of the National Charter Schools Institute examines some of the reasons why school boards can be dysfunctional.
The New York City Charter School Center has prepared this helpful list meant for new Charter Schools who are staffing up for the first time. Key Business Functions are listed along with a brief description of each one's duties and responsibilities.