Charter School Board Training
The New York City Charter School Center partnered with the SUNY Charter School Institute, the NYSED Charter School Office and the NYC DOE Office of School Design and Charter Partnerships to host a three-part series of events for charter school board members.
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…
NYC Charter School Lotteries: Frequently Asked Questions
This one-page overview of New York City charter school enrollment lotteries answers frequently asked questions, including: How do the the lotteries work? Are they fair? Is anyone given special preference? And are charter school applicants representative of NYC students?
Charter School Legal Issues: “Friends Of” Organizations
A “Friends of XYZ Charter School” organization is a separate, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that is created to raise funds, awareness and otherwise support a charter school or the charter school movement. This white paper from the Lawyers Alliance for New York is a guide for any charter school who is…
Parent Engagement Handbook
Parents play a vital role in a child’s life and education. It is important for parents to engage their child and build strong partnerships with his/her educators and schools.
Operations Management: Navigating City and State Systems
Whether you are a new school or just new in your role, you need to navigate many New York City and New York State systems. We have collected some of the most valuable basic guides and resources here: The sector is filled with acronyms. Learn what they stand for and…