Charter News

Feb
09
2018
Letters of Intent Received for 2018 RFP Round 1 “Spring Cycle”
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. 
Jan
02
2018
SUNY Releases Final 2018 RFP
Institute 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”) ...
Dec
28
2017
Guidance Handbook for 2018 SUNY RFP
Organized by the individual questions (Requests) contained in the RFP, the Handbook contains specific technical guidance, legal interpretation and further information about SUNY expectations. The Handbook’s purpose is to enhance the clarity and ...
Dec
21
2017
SUNY Trustees Approve One New Charter School
Upon recommendation of the SUNY Charter Schools Institute, the SUNY Board of Trustees’ Charter Schools Committee (the “Committee”), acting on behalf of the full SUNY Board of Trustees, approved one resolution to approve one new charter school. The school ...
Dec
20
2017
Regulations as to the governance, structure, and operations of SUNY authorized Charter Schools pertaining to teacher certification.
Institute 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 ...
Nov
10
2017
SUNY Releases Draft 2018 RFP for Public Comment
Institute 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 ...
Nov
01
2017
SUNY Trustees Approve Two New Charter Schools
Upon recommendation of the SUNY Charter Schools Institute, the SUNY Board of Trustees’ Charter Schools Committee (the “Committee”), acting on behalf of the full SUNY Board of Trustees, approved one resolution to approve two new charter schools. One of the ...
Aug
22
2017
SUNY Authorized Charter Schools outperform the state in both ELA and mathematics by over 11% and 16% respectively
Institute 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 ...
Jul
14
2017
Proposals Submitted in Response to the 2017 RFP Round 2 Fall Cycle
The State University of New York Board of Trustees (“SUNY Trustees”), in its capacity as a charter authorizer, has received proposals in response to the 2017 SUNY Request for Proposals Round 2 Fall Cycle. The deadline for this round of applications was ...
Jul
06
2017
SUNY Trustees Approve Six New Charter Schools
Upon recommendation of the SUNY Charter Schools Institute, the SUNY Board of Trustees’ Charter Schools Committee (the “Committee”), acting on behalf of the full SUNY Board of Trustees, approved six resolutions to approve six new charter schools. Two of ...