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...
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.
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.
The Charter Center is committed to a sector built upon accountability and results for kids. Accordingly, we have conducted an analysis of New York City charter school state test scores that will allow the public to better understand the performance of individual schools and the sector overall. It is our hope that this report spurs conversations, further investigation and best practice sharing.
Understanding the roles and responsibilities of board members is an important step in effective governance. These resources will help clarify what the board chair and other board members' roles are, and the characteristics to look for in candidates for particular positions.
This informational brochure, published in October 2010, details 10 quick facts that everyone should know about New York City charter schools. It is a helpful resource for schools to utilize during recruitment as well as for news organizations and the general public who want to know more about charter schools in the city.
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.
A working paper by Harvard University's Ronald G. Fryer, Jr and Will Dobbie
Educators have made great strides in using data. But danger lies ahead for those who misunderstand what data can and can't do. This abstract from Education Leadership is a useful report for school leaders who need to learn the do's and don'ts of using data effectively.