Resources

Replicating Quality Schools - RFP

It has become clear to charter supporters across the country: The best and most immediate way in which to increase quality educational options for students is by supporting the replication of established, high performing charter schools. Accordingly, the New York City Charter School Center (NYC Charter Center), in keeping with its mission of expanding access to high-quality public schools for all students, developed a program to cultivate and support these schools as they seek to replicate their successful models.

Legislative Toolkit

This Legislative Toolkit provides you with simple, yet effective tools for using resources that you and your school already have to engage your elected officials and local decision-makers. Promoting the mission and values of your school, and those of the charter sector as a whole, is simpler than one might expect!

Print Advertising

The Charter Center is running a multi-media campaign aimed at raising public awareness and dispelling myths about charter schools. As charter schools continue to expand into new and varied neighborhoods and demand increases for more high quality school options, the Charter Center wants to ensure that families have all the facts about the public school options available to them. The following ads are running on local cable stations and in local newspapers.

NYC Charter School Test Scores: Math and ELA (2011-12)

The Charter Center is committed to a sector built upon accountability and results for kids. Accordingly, we have conducted an analysis of New York City charter school state test scores that will allow the public to better understand the performance of individual schools and the sector overall. It is our hope that this report spurs conversations, further investigation and best practice sharing.

Parent Demand for NYC Charter Schools: Survey-Based Estimates (Spring 2012)

Out of the 159 New York City charter schools currently enrolling students for 2012-13, 130 (82%) responded to the New York City Charter School Center's survey about their lottery application rates. Based on survey data, the Charter Center estimates that New York City charter schools received a total of 133,000 applications for 14,600 new seats.

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