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27 04, 2018

Commissioner’s Invitation to Participate in Regional Meetings on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Accountability System

2018-04-27T14:59:45+00:00April 27th, 2018|News|

The New York State Education Department is holding training on the accountability provisions of  New York State's ESSA Plan for district superintendents, superintendents, and charter school administrators in May and June of 2018.  Spaces are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis and limited to the Chief Charter School Administrator and Data Specialist for each charter [...]

13 02, 2018

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

2018-02-13T15:00:53+00:00February 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+00:00January 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

2018-11-15T08:51:05+00:00January 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+00:00December 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

2018-11-15T08:53:23+00:00November 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

2018-09-06T13:29:45+00:00August 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+00:00July 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

2018-11-15T08:54:29+00:00May 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

2018-11-15T08:55:09+00:00January 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 [...]

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