New York

Year Law Enacted: 1998

Number of Charter Students in the State

106,483


4%

Percentage of public school students attending charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Number of Charter Schools

257


5%

Percentage of public schools that are charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Authorizing Policy Context

New York is an example of a state where authorizers successfully work around many deficiencies in state policy. Authorizers voluntarily employ strong practices that largely mirror those that result from NACSA’s recommended policies.

States with Few Authorizers

One or two non-district authorizers oversee most schools in this state.
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State Policy Score

16/33

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State Policy Rank

21/44

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