Charter News

Jun
05
2024
Institute to Host Webinar Working Sessions for Expending ESSER III Funds
Institute News
As of early June 2024, many charter schools in New York state have not spent or obligated significant amounts of ESSER III (American Recovery Act) federal funds.  The deadline for obligating or expending these funds is September 30, 2024.  Failure to do ...
Mar
04
2024
2024 RFP Applications Recieved
Institute News
The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (the “Institute”), on behalf of the State University of New York Board of Trustees (the “SUNY Trustees”), in its capacity as a charter authorizer, has received the following applications in response to the 2024 SUNY ...
Feb
27
2024
Workplace Violence Prevention Law
Institute News
Recent amendments to the Workplace Violence Prevention Law extend coverage to charter schools, as well as all other public schools.  The amendments became effective on January 4, 2024 and charter schools must comply with the following deadlines: February ...
Feb
01
2024
More Great Seats for Kids Podcast: Career and Technical Education at The Academy Charter School
Institute News
The Academy Charter School’s founder and CEO Bishop Barrington Goldson and his team join the podcast for an engaging discussion on The Academy’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, their process for recruiting instructional expertise ...
Jan
11
2024
More Great Seats 4 Kids Podcast: Developing a Strong Internal Leadership Pipeline with Recy Dunn of Ascend Charter Schools
Institute News
Ascend Charter Schools is a not-for-profit charter school education corporation with authority to operate 10 charter schools rooted in Brooklyn. Beyond a reputation for rigorous inquiry-based curricula and a responsive school culture, Ascend is known for ...
Dec
15
2023
School Spotlight: NYC Autism Charter Schools Hosts Annual Piano Recital
Institute News
On Friday, December 8th, the Institute was fortunate enough to attend the NYC Autism Charter Schools‘ annual piano recital. It was such a heartwarming afternoon, watching more than 30 young students of all ages perform to a cheering crowd of ...
Dec
06
2023
SUNY Releases Final 2024 RFP; Response to Public Comments
Institute News
The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (the “Institute”) announces the release of the 2024 SUNY Request for Proposals (RFP) to open new charter schools in New York State. The deadline to submit final proposals for NYC-based applicants is February 8, 2024. The ...
Dec
06
2023
SUNY Releases 2024 RFP for New Charter Schools in New York State
Institute News
(Albany, New York) – The State University of New York (SUNY) Charter Schools Institute (“the Institute”), on behalf of the SUNY Board of Trustees, today announced the release of the 2024 Request for Proposals for applicants seeking to establish new ...
Oct
16
2023
SUNY Trustees Vote to Approve Five New Charter Schools for NYC
Institute News
Albany, NY – On Thursday, October 12th, the State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees Charter Schools Committee, upon recommendation from the SUNY Charter Schools Institute, approved five updated applications for new charter schools seeking to ...
Oct
16
2023
SUNY Releases 2024 RFP Draft for Comment
Institute News
The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (the “Institute”), on behalf of the SUNY Board of Trustees, announces the release of the Draft of the 2024 SUNY Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to establish new charter schools in New York State. The Charter Schools Act of ...