The State Education Department has updated the timeline for the submission of applications to establish charter schools in New York State authorized by the Board of Regents with a plan to open in 2016. In the 2015 Request for Proposals (RFP), the Department will provide two opportunities for applicants to submit new charter school applications. The timeline (below) provides information regarding Round 1 of the competitive RFP process. The requirements and timelines for Round 2 will be posted in late spring.
Below are some exemplar Operations Guides that existing charter schools use:
- School Calendar
- Student Support
- Student Behavior and Discipline
- English Language Learners
- Family Engagement
- Student Health
These sample medical, dental and vision plans from various providers can aid charter schools’ human resources and operations teams through decisions related to employee benefits and health insurance coverage.
Meeting minutes are a formal recording of transactions that happened at a particular time and place. Minutes are a record of what was done at the meeting, not what was said by members.
So newly opening schools do not need to reinvent the wheel, these commonly used templates are designed to assist schools with operations related tasks. Included are templates for...
Under the revised charter law, charter schools are now subject to New York Municipal Law 800-806. Due to this new requirement, charter schools may need to revise their codes of ethics and conflict of interest policies.
Complete applications from Brilla College Prep Public Charter School, South Bronx Classical Charter School II and Unity Prep Charter School of Brooklyn, three recently approved for charters from the New York State Education Department (NYSED).
The first half of the presentation covers the NYC Committee on Special Education (CSE), including the structure and function of the CSE, roles and responsibilities of the CSE and the charter school, and best practices for working with the CSE.