23
Nov-2016
Closure Plan

Sample SUNY closure plan, which the Institute will supply in the event of a closure.                                                                                                   

Closure Plan

04
Nov-2016
Workshop: What New York City Charter Schools Need to Know about Tax-Exempt Bond Financing

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP will be hosting a workshop titled, “Facilities Independence: What New York City Charter Schools Need to Know about Tax Exempt Bond Financing” on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Attendees will explore if their schools can secure facility independence by using the bond market as a source of financing, and will hear how the Bronx Charter School for Excellence went through the process. For more information, and to RSVP please click here.

07
Oct-2016
SUNY Announces Second Fall 2016 RFP Cycle

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (“Institute”), on behalf of the SUNY Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce a second opportunity to submit a proposal to open new charter schools in response to the January 2016 Request for Proposals (“RFP”) open to charter schools in New York State, including New York City. The January 2016 RFP provided one opportunity to submit proposals (the “Spring Cycle”, which concluded in June 2016) and reserved the right of the Institute to issue a second call for proposals (the “Fall Cycle”). The Institute is now issuing a call for 2016 Fall Cycle applications.

Fall Cycle applicants should regularly check this page for further information and updates.

 

 

06
Sep-2016
NCSRC is Hosting a Webinar: I Just Joined a Charter School Board … Now What?

The National Charter School Resource Center is hosting a webinar titled, “I Just Joined a Charter School Board … Now What?” on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 1:00pm – 2:15pm (ET). For more information, please use the link below. Please, click here to register.

https://www.charterschoolcenter.org/webinar/webinar-board-governance

NCSRC

 

13
Jun-2016
SUNY Trustees Approve Eight 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, today approved eight resolutions to approve eight new charter schools. All of the schools will be located in New York City with four in the Bronx, two in Brooklyn and two in Queens.

To view the press release, click here.

13
Apr-2016
SUNY Trustees Approve Four Applications for New Charter Schools and Renew Five 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, today approved four resolutions to approve four applications for new charter schools. Three of these schools will be located in the Bronx and one will be located in Buffalo. The Committee also approved five resolutions to renew five SUNY authorized charter schools located in New York City—in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan.

Click here to view the press release.

07
Apr-2016
Proposals Submitted in Response to the 2016 RFP

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 2016 SUNY Request for Proposals. The deadline for this round of applications was March 29, 2016.  The public list indicates only receipt of a proposal. Inclusion in the list does not indicate that the SUNY Trustees have approved or will approve the proposed new school.

All information listed was reported by applicants at the time of submission  and is subject to change based on further information.

Click here to view the public list. 

16
Mar-2016
Letters of Intent Received by the Institute

The Public List of the Letters of Intent submitted in response to the 2016 SUNY Request for Proposals is now available.

02
Mar-2016
SUNY Releases Revised 2016-17 Student Recruitment, Application and Admissions Guidance and Reporting Requirements

Recent Changes to the Charter Schools Act and federal Charter Schools Program Affecting Admissions Are Now in Effect.

Please click here to view the revised document.

02
Mar-2016
SUNY Releases Revised 2016-17 Student Recruitment, Application and Admissions Guidance and Reporting Requirements

Recent Changes to the Charter Schools Act and federal Charter Schools Program Affecting Admissions Are Now in Effect.

Please click here to view the revised document.