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12 09, 2018

APPR Submission Deadline Update

2018-09-26T14:20:52-04:00September 12th, 2018|News|

This year, the New York State Education Department (“NYSED”) significantly delayed the release of the aggregated 3rd through 8th grade assessment results in English language arts and mathematics. Each year, SUNY authorized charter schools rely on this public release of data to complete the required Accountability Plan Progress Report (“APPR”), typically due on September 15.  (This [...]

8 08, 2018

All Schools: Register for Epicenter Training and Request User Account Setup Now!

2018-12-08T11:20:21-05:00August 8th, 2018|Uncategorized, News|

As we prepare for the 2018 – 2019 school year, the Institute strives to streamline existing processes and optimize time-saving strategies.  Over the past several months we have been working with the National Charter Institute to develop Epicenter, a cloud-based system that will streamline managing compliance and submissions to the Institute. Schools will provide all [...]

15 06, 2018

Teach for America’s Schools to Learn From Program: 2018 Application Now Open

2018-06-15T09:12:45-04:00June 15th, 2018|News|

Teach For America’s Schools To Learn From program highlights five schools each year that are delivering an excellent education for students. These schools share best practices with educators and school leaders across the country throughout the school year. The 2018 application is now open. For more information or to apply, please click here.

8 05, 2018

2018 RFP “Fall Cycle” Reminder

2018-11-15T08:51:56-05:00May 8th, 2018|News|

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (“Institute”), on behalf of the SUNY Board of Trustees, issues this reminder of a second opportunity to submit a proposal in response to the January 2018 Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to open charter schools. The January 2018 RFP “Spring Cycle”, concludes in June 2018. The Institute is now accepting letters [...]

4 05, 2018

SUNY Trustees Renew 6 Charter Schools and Award 6 New York State Stimulus Fund Grants

2018-05-04T16:10:01-04:00May 4th, 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, on April 24, 2018, approved 6 resolutions to renew 6 SUNY authorized charter schools in or around New York City, and 1 resolution to approve $932,675 in [...]

27 04, 2018

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

2018-04-27T14:59:45-04:00April 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

2018-02-13T15:00:53-05:00February 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

2018-01-12T11:53:10-05:00January 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 [...]

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