New York State's law on charter schools changed in important ways in the last five years. We have created a black-lined version of the Act that visually emphasizes the new provisions in a more legible format.
The Charter Center is committed to helping existing and prospective charter schools succeed in this ever-changing environment. Please bookmark this page and check back frequently for updates.
Frequently Asked Questions
- MLL/ELL Legal Frequently Asked Questions
- Freedom of Information Law: Frequently Asked Questions
- Open Meetings Law: Frequently Asked Questions
- Facilities Access and New York City Charter Schools
- Student Discipline – Baseline Requirements Guide
- Requirements under New York General Municipal Law 800-806
- Answering a FOIL Request
State Budget and Legislative Sessions
- 2019-20 State Budget Legislation, New Provisions Affecting Charter Schools
- 2018-19 New York State Budget and Charter Schools
- 2017-18 State Legislative Session and Charter Schools
- 2017-18 State Budget Legislation, New Provisions Affecting Charter Schools
- 2016-17 Legislative Session, New Provisions Affecting Charter Schools
- 2016-17 State Budget Legislation, New Provisions Affecting Charter Schools
- 2015-16 Legislative Session, New Provisions Affecting Charter Schools
- 2014: New Provisions to State Law - 2014
- 2010: Charter Law - 2010
- 2010 Changes to State Charter Laws: Implications for Current Applicants
The Charter Center's General Counsel and VP of Legal Policy is available to help schools and planning teams negotiate the new provisions of the law. Questions can be directed to Corey Callahan.
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