Charter School Funding and Facilities

Date: 4/07/2011
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: The Puck Building, Rice Conference Room / Newman Reception Area
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map

Presented by the NYU Wagner Education Policy Studies Association (WEPSA) and the NYU Wagner Economics and Finance Association (WEFA)

There are several national debates about charter schools—particularly about their efficacy, the plethora of models, and their proliferation in urban areas like NYC. A rarely discussed but similarly significant topic about charter schools is the unique ways that they acquire funding and facilities.

Led by education experts, this intimate discussion about charter school funding and facilities will allow participants to dig deeper into some of the complexities of charter schools’ funding structures and procurement of facilities, as well as advocacy efforts to reform these systems.

The panelists include:
James Merriman, New York City Charter School Center;
Elizabeth Ling, Democrats for Education Reform;
Sonia Park, Charter Schools Office, NYC Department of Education.