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Tag: Charter Schools

The Effects of New York City’s Small High Schools of Choice on Postsecondary Enrollment

New York City’s new small public high schools of choice (“SSCs” for short) are well positioned to meet this challenge because of their focus on providing academically rigorous curricula and personalized learning environments for their students.


Do School Districts Matter?

School Superintendents: Vital or Irrelevant

A recent Brookings Institution study found that superintendents on average account for just “0.3 percent of differences in student achievement.

The Charter School Audit Guide

The Charter School Audit Guide (the Guide) was developed to provide assistance to auditors of charter schools authorized by the New York State Education Department (“NYSED”) as well as for any charter school receiving Charter School Program (“CSP”) funds. This Guide will be effective beginning with the 2013-2014 audits of charter schools. Please take the time to review the contents of the Guide and, most importantly, to share the document with your independent auditor.

Charter School Governing Boards