Model Charter Agreement

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A model of the standard SUNY charter agreement.

Model Charter (5.2019


No Child Left Behind Act Requirements

The federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) requires all teachers and paraprofessionals, including those at charter schools, to meet certain qualifications. 

NCLB_Federal Qualifications Requirements

Accountability Plan

The initial Accountability Plan is finalized during a school’s first year of operation and covers the initial “Accountability Period,” the first four years of its charter period. At the end of the Accountability Period schools develop a new Accountability Plan as part of their application for renewal.

Guidelines for Creating a SUNY Accountability Plan

Proposal Summary Information Available

View “Responses” pages for summary information regarding the proposals for the January 2014 RFP under consideration by SUNY. 

Proposals Submitted in Response to January 2014 RFP

The Board of Trustees of the State University of New York, in its capacity as a charter authorizer, has received proposals in response to the January 2014 SUNY Request for Proposals. The SUNY Charter Schools Institute set the deadline for receipt of these proposals at March 12, 2014.

The Public List indicates only receipt of a proposal. A proposed school’s appearance on 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.

Revision to 2014 RFP Timeline

Responding to feedback on the 2014 new school proposal process, the Institute extended the 2014 submission deadlines to February 10, 2014 for Letters of Intent, and March 12, 2014 for final proposals. 

Release of the January 2014 SUNY RFP

Today SUNY releases its January 2014 SUNY Request for Proposals (RFP) to establish New York State charter schools. The Response to Public Comments are available here. All comments were reviewed by Institute staff, and changes were made to the RFP based on the feedback received. The Institute thanks all who participated in the open comment process.