2018 Request for Proposals - Round 1 "Spring 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 Public List of the Letters of Intent submitted in response to the 2018 SUNY Request for Proposals Round 1 "Spring Cycle" is now available.
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 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. To review a summary of public comments and the Institute's response, click here.
To view the RFP and all related guidance documents and templates, view the Click Here
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 school applications by way of a Request for Proposals process. The statute mandates that SUNY issue a draft RFP for public comment 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: firstname.lastname@example.org and via mail to: SUNY Charter Schools Institute, SUNY Plaza, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY 12246, through 5 P.M. on December 11, 2017.
The Institute will review any written comments received by the deadline and consider the comments in finalizing the RFP. The Institute anticipates releasing the final 2018 RFP and a summary of the comments and the Institute’s corresponding responses on December 31, 2017.
To view the RFP, click here.