Charter School Office

Law, Regulations & Current Memos

Education Law Article 56 -New York State Charter School Statute 

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Key 2019 Charter School Memos:
December 2019:
Subject Area Certification Requirement and Statement of Continued Eligibility (SOCE) Information for Special Education Teachers PDF Document

October 2019:
Employee Fingerprint Clearances PDF Document
September 2019:
BEDS Online Memo - Fall 2019 PDF Document
August 2019:
SIRS Reporting Memo 19-20 PDF Document
July 2019:

State Data Reporting Requirements MemoPDF Document
June 2019:
Additional State Aid for Charter Schools PDF Document
Statement on Legislation Removing Non-Medical Exemption from School Vaccination Requirements PDF Document
March 2019:
Non-Applicability of the State Aid Waiver for Charter School Snow Days Memo PDF Document
January 2019:
Yearly Fire Inspection of New York City and Rest of State Charter Schools PDF Document

Key 2018 Charter School Memos:
April 2018:

College Counseling and Access for Youth Experiencing Homelessness PDF Document
Employee Fingerprint Clearances PDF Document
English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners Student Counts for Title III PDF Document
Expiring Initial and Professional Certificate Holders PDF Document
Feminine Hygiene Products in Schools PDF Document
Group III NYS School Report Card PDF Document
May 2018:
Commissioner's Regulations on Health Education PDF Document
SIRS Data Reporting Requirements PDF Document
June 2018:
Annual Verification of Contact Information in SEDREF PDF Document
September 2018:
BEDS Online - Fall 2018 PDF Document

Key 2016 Charter School Memos:
June 2016:

Career Development Occupational Studies Graduation Pathway Option PDF Document




ESSA Presentation PDF Document

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