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13 02, 2018

SUNY Trustees Renew 13 Charter Schools and Vote Not to Renew 1 Charter School

2018-02-13T15:00:53+00:00 February 13th, 2018|News|

Upon recommendation of the SUNY Charter Schools Institute, the SUNY Board of Trustees' Charter Schools Committee ("Committee"), acting on behalf of the full SUNY Board of Trustees, today approved 13 resolutions to renew 13 SUNY authorized charter schools: 12 in or around New York City - in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan; and 1 in [...]

12 01, 2018

Announcing the 2017-18 State Stimulus Fund Grant Request for Proposals

2018-01-12T11:53:10+00:00 January 12th, 2018|News|

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute, acting on behalf of the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York, is pleased to announce that it will accept applications for New York State Charter Schools Stimulus Fund (“SSF”) grants in support of charter school facility projects with bonus points available for performing arts programs/projects. Schools [...]

2 01, 2018

SUNY Releases Final 2018 RFP

2018-01-24T12:03:33+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|2018 SUNY Request for Proposals - Round 1 "Spring Cycle", News|

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (“Institute”) announces the release of the 2018 SUNY Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to open new charter schools in New York State, including New York City.  The New York Charter Schools Act of 1998 (as amended, the “Act”) requires New York's charter authorizers to solicit applications to establish new charter schools [...]

20 12, 2017

Regulations as to the governance, structure, and operations of SUNY authorized Charter Schools pertaining to teacher certification.

2017-12-20T16:28:24+00:00 December 20th, 2017|News|

As of December 20, 2017 SUNY has officially adopted the regulations as to the governance, structure and operations of SUNY authorized charter schools pertaining to teacher certification.  To view the full text, click here. For the assessment of public comments as is directed from the State Register, click here.  

10 11, 2017

SUNY Releases Draft 2018 RFP for Public Comment

2017-12-06T13:26:32+00:00 November 10th, 2017|2018 SUNY Request for Proposals - Round 1 "Spring Cycle", News|

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute, on behalf of the SUNY Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce the release of the Draft 2018 SUNY Request for Proposals ("RFP") to establish new charter schools, and for existing education corporations to operate additional schools. The Charter Schools Act of 1998 (as amended) requires SUNY to accept charter [...]

22 08, 2017

SUNY Authorized Charter Schools outperform the state in both ELA and mathematics by over 11% and 16% respectively

2017-08-22T15:58:17+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized, News|

As the New York State Education Department released the 2017 ELA and math assessment results for grades 3-8, the SUNY Charter Schools Institute is celebrating the accomplishments of the charter schools they authorize. Notably, charter schools authorized by SUNY saw a 6% increase in proficiency in ELA and a 4% increase in proficiency in mathematics. This [...]

25 07, 2017

Public Comment Period Now Open – Alternative Teacher Certification Compliance Pathways for SUNY

2017-07-25T16:23:44+00:00 July 25th, 2017|News|

The full text of the proposed rulemaking regarding alternative teacher certification compliance pathways for SUNY charter schools with strong performance is available here. Please use the form below to submit public comments or attach a letter, email charters@suny.edu, or mail a letter to: Charter Schools InstituteState University of New York41 State Street, Suite 700Albany, NY [...]

4 05, 2017

SUNY Announces Fall 2017 RFP Cycle

2017-05-04T13:24:41+00:00 May 4th, 2017|2017 SUNY Request for Proposals -- Round 2 "Fall Cycle", News|

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (“Institute”), on behalf of the SUNY Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce a second opportunity to submit a proposal to open new charter schools in response to the January 2017 Request for Proposals (“RFP”) open to charter schools in New York State, including New York City. The January 2017 [...]

6 01, 2017

SUNY Releases Final 2017 RFP

2017-05-11T23:46:35+00:00 January 6th, 2017|2017 SUNY Request for Proposals — Round 1 "Spring Cycle", News|

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (“Institute”) announces the release of the 2017 SUNY Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to open new charter schools in New York State, including New York City.  The New York Charter Schools Act of 1998 (as amended, the “Act”) requires New York's charter authorizers to solicit applications to establish new charter schools [...]

8 12, 2016

Proposals Submitted in Response to the 2016 RFP Round 2 Fall Cycle

2016-12-08T15:11:11+00:00 December 8th, 2016|2016 SUNY Request for Proposals - Round 2 "Fall Cycle", News|

The State University of New York Board of Trustees (“SUNY Trustees”), in its capacity as a charter authorizer, has received proposals in response to the 2016 SUNY Request for Proposals Round 2 Fall Cycle. The deadline for this round of applications was December 2, 2016.  The public list indicates only receipt of a proposal. Inclusion in the [...]

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