These complete applications are great exemplars of recently approved new charter schools from the New York State Education Department (NYSED).
How do the funding levels compare, and the funding streams interact, for New York City charter and district schools? The City's Independent Budget Office (IBO) has issued three analyses on this topic, to which the Charter Center has responded with increasing, detailed criticism. The NYC Department of Education has also raised strong objections.
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.
Here are updated timelines for the submission of applications to establish charter schools in New York State authorized by NYS Board of Regents and the SUNY Board of Trustees with a plan to open in 2017.
Charter School 101 is a must-read for anyone wanting to learn the basics about New York City's charter school sector.
This one-page overview of New York City charter school enrollment lotteries answers frequently asked questions, including: How do the the lotteries work? Are they fair? Is anyone given special preference? And are charter school applicants representative of NYC students?