SUNY announces the Spring 2017 RFP Cycle.
Draft RFP Issued for Public Comment
Final RFP Issued
Letter of Intent and Evidence of Active Community Outreach Due
Successful Applicants Approved by SUNY Trustees
Earliest Approved Opening Date
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 by way of a Request for Proposals process. The statute also mandates that SUNY issue a draft RFP for public comments prior to issuing the RFP. The Institute received no public comments in response to the draft.
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The SUNY Charter Schools Institute, on behalf of the SUNY Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce the release of the Draft 2017 SUNY Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to open new charter schools. The New York Charter Schools Act of 1998 (as amended) requires New York's charter authorizers to accept applications to establish new charter schools by way of a request for proposals process. The statute mandates that SUNY issue a draft RFP for public comments prior to issuing the final RFP.
The Institute welcomes your comments and encourages you to share the draft document broadly and/or to post the electronic version on your website. The Institute will accept comments via email to: email@example.com and via mail to: SUNY Charter Schools Institute, 41 State Street, Suite 700, Albany, New York 12207, through 5 p.m. on December 12, 2016.
As per the statute, the Institute will review written comments received by the deadline and consider the comments in finalizing the RFP. The Institute anticipates releasing the final 2017 RFP, along with a summary of the written comments and the Institute’s corresponding responses, on January 4, 2017.