Equity Project Charter School
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School
549 Audubon Ave, T30
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School believes that
Spurred by this belief, TEP reallocates its public funds by making an unprecedented investment in attracting and retaining great teachers.
The school’s name – The Equity Project – emerges from the dual meaning of the word equity. Equity means the value of an investment. TEP is particularly interested in teacher equity, the value of teachers in student achievement. Equity also means fairness and equality. TEP is focused on providing students from low-income families with equal access to outstanding teachers as a means of achieving educational equity.
TEP’s educational program leverages its structural design around teacher quality and development to ensure that its students attain mastery of NY State performance and learning standards, which form the basis of TEP’s curriculum. Specifically, TEP’s academic program is focused around 3 core elements, each of which is attainable only because of TEP’s re-conception of the teacher’s role and responsibilities:
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