Before 2014, charter schools were funded for operational expenses, but not for facilities. In 2014, the law was changed to make facility funding accessible to new and expanding charter schools, leaving existing schools in private space to cover facility costs from operating funds.
New York State’s 2018-19 budget includes several budgetary items and a legislative amendment affecting charter schools in New York City. This memo provides details on increases in per pupil funding and legislation pertaining ending lunch shaming.
The IBO released an updated report comparing public spending for charter schools to traditional district schools, and its analysis is clear: not only do NYC charter schools receive less in public spen
New York State’s 2017-18 budget includes two significant legislative changes affecting charter schools in NYC regarding changes to the per pupil funding formula & an increase in rental assistance.