Charter Students Are Back to School
Nearly 80% of NYC’s charter schools are kicking off the 2023-24 school year early in order to provide students and teachers with more time in the classroom. An estimated 142,500 students were welcomed to 274 charter schools in August.
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The Charter Center sets the record straight on NYC charter schools. Learn more about charter school achievement, demographics, special populations and more.
The New York City Charter School Center helps new charter schools get started, supports existing schools, and builds community support so that highly effective schools can flourish.
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