Computer-Based Testing (CBT) FAQ

The Charter Center has developed an extensive Computer-Based Testing (CBT) FAQ resource specifically designed to tackle frequently asked questions concerning CBT. In the dynamic realm of digital assessments, this guide plays a crucial role as a valuable reference for school administrators, providing insights and solutions to common questions associated with…

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Lottery Procedures and Best Practices

To effectively run a school's enrollment process, the lottery procedure is a crucial aspect that can be approached in numerous ways. The lottery process can shape the student body, promote diversity, and support enrollment targets. To guide the process, resources are available that explain lottery best practices. In addition, templates…

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Students in Temporary Housing: Students’ Rights and Schools’ Responsibilities

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the McKinney-Vento Act guarantees educational rights for students experiencing homelessness or residing in unstable housing situations. To ensure these students and their families receive the support they need, all charter schools are required to appoint a dedicated staff member as the McKinney-Vento liaison.…

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Working with the Administration for Child Services (ACS)

The Administration for Child Services (ACS) is working to build a stronger partnership with charter schools to support students in the child welfare program. ACS’s Office of Education Support and Policy Planning partnered with the Charter Center to demystify the child welfare system and launch discussions on collaborative approaches specific…

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Immunization

Charter schools are required to comply with the requirements of the New York State Department of Health (DOH) in effect since September 1, 2016. In order for students to learn and develop well, it's important to have a safe and healthy school environment. If a child is between 2 months and…

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