Before 2014, charter schools were funded for operational expenses, but not for facilities. In 2014, the law was changed to make facility funding accessible to new and expanding charter schools, leaving existing schools in private space to cover facility costs from operating funds.
Charter Funding Still Lags Significantly Behind District: IBO Report
An updated IBO report confirms that not only do NYC charter schools receive less in public spending than their district counterparts, but this funding disparity continues to grow.
Featured Resources: Public Funding
New York State’s 2018-19 budget includes several budgetary items and a legislative amendment affecting charter schools in New York City.