This presentation is part of the New School Development Program commissioned by the New York City Charter School Center. Created by charter school expert Cynthia Millinger, Curriculum Philosophies: Literacy is a guide for new charter schools who are in the curriculum development phase.
Every new charter school will need a Board of Trustees. Pre-Authorization planning teams will also need to demonstrate a strong plan for governance and organizational design before they are awared a charter from the authorizing agencies. This document helps those teams in assembling the Board.
Legal issues impact all stages of the hiring process. This presentation from the New York City Charter School Center in conjunction with McCarter and English Attorneys helps Charter Schools navigate them and avoid common pitfalls.
Topics covered include charter renewal benchmarks, advertising and recruiting, employment types, and background checks.
The State University of New York Charter School Institute is charged with evaluating initial applications for the opening of charter schools, ongoing monitoring of student academic performance and overall school operations, and for presenting findings and recommendations regarding the renewal of a school’s charter to the State University Trustees. The Institute is committed to the creation and operation of highly successful charter schools throughout New York State.
A dashboard is an essential tool for charter school leaders and the board. This presentation will help you build a dashboard for your charter school.
This Excel document shows grade-by-grade score comparisons of individual charter schools to their neighborhood district averages for Math and English Language Arts, 2009-10.
This study shows how high-performing school systems use data to improve instruction for elementary students. In this report, the work of four school systems that were identified as leaders in data-driven decision making are captured. This study included two mid-size urban school districts and two nonprofit charter management organizations (CMOs). All of these school systems have records of improving student achievement over time.