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 2019.
These complete applications are great exemplars of recently approved new charter schools from the New York State Education Department (NYSED).
Charter School 101 is a must-read for anyone wanting to learn the basics about New York City's charter school sector.
The New York State Charter School Office is responsible for coordinating the review of charter school applications and proposed charters. This Office makes recommendations to the Board of Regents regarding the approval or denial of charter school applications and the approval or return of proposed charters.
Parents are important advocates for their schools. This presentation, intended for pre-authorization planning teams, focuses on effective practices for parent engagement and advocacy strategies. In addition to offering numerous tips and advice, this presentation specifically covers steps needed to include a parent engagement plan on the charter application.
This presentation, intended for pre-authorization planning teams, focuses on effective practices for community engagement and advocacy strategies. In addition to offering numerous tips and advice, this presentation specifically covers steps needed to include a community engagement plan on the charter application.
What is your school's mission? If you have to search through your handbook or you can't recall the entire lengthy statement, you probably aren't making the most of your school's mantra! This primer about Mission Statements is useful for new charter schools who are beginning the application process.
This presentation is part of the Appication Development Program commissioned by the New York City Charter School Center. Created by charter school expert Cynthia Millinger, Education Plan: Selecting Essential Standards assists planning teams in developing an academic blueprint in conjunction with the New York State Testing Standards. Building a program that will pass the selective criteria of the authorizing agencies is a main theme of this presentaion.
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, Utilizing Benchmark Guiding Assessments is a guide for new charter schools who need to develop an academic program that adheres to New York state testing standards.
Over the last two decades, there has been a growing appreciation that school climate, the quality and character of school life, fosters — or undermines — children’s development, learning and achievement. Research confirms what teachers and parents have claimed for decades: a safe and supportive school environment, in which students have positive social relationships and are respected, engaged in their work and feel competent, matters. This white paper from the National School Climate Center studies which methods work and which do not.