Charter News

Feb
16
2021
‘More Great Seats for Kids’ Newsletter: Future of Schooling
In The Press, Institute News
Dear School Leader, Eleven challenging months. Those glimmers of hope and optimism we’ve been looking for? We see them. Vaccination eligibility is expanding, cases are dropping, and more school buildings are on the cusp of reopening in NYC. While there ...
Jan
21
2021
Buffalo United Charter School Takes Part in “If You Give a Child a Book Campaign”
In The Press
Students receive books from the If You Give a Child a Book Campaign. Your generosity raised $12,000, giving over 2,000 books to students at United Charter School. Mel is live at Buffalo United Charter School with meteorologist Michelle McLeod. Today is ...
Jan
12
2021
SUNY Releases Final 2021 RFP
The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (the “Institute”) announces the release of the 2021 SUNY Request for Proposals (RFP) to open new charter schools in New York State. The New York Charter Schools Act of 1998 (as amended, the “Act”) requires New York’s ...
Jan
12
2021
SUNY Releases Final 2021 RFP
Institute News
The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (the “Institute”) announces the release of the 2021 SUNY Request for Proposals (RFP) to open new charter schools in New York State. The New York Charter Schools Act of 1998 (as amended, the “Act”) requires New York’s ...
Dec
07
2020
SUNY Releases Draft of 2021 SUNY Request for Proposals (RFP)
The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (the “Institute”) announces the release of the draft of the 2021 SUNY Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to open new charter schools in New York State. The New York Charter Schools Act of 1998 (as amended, the “Act”) requires ...
Dec
02
2020
How Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School in Rochester continues engaging students amid pandemic
In The Press
At Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School, the hallways are clear and the classrooms are empty, but the teaching goes on. Since mid-November, the school switched to fully remote as COVID-19 numbers rose. “So right now our students are home, learning ...
Aug
26
2020
Finn Academy charter school among schools offering big plus for parents: in person learning
In The Press
“We did a survey of our families. Most of them preferred a five-day, in-school model,” said Renee Sutton, chair of the Finn Academy board of trustees. “Instead of 19 students per classroom, class size, especially for younger groups, will ...
Aug
07
2020
How SUNY Charter Schools Responded to COVID-19
Institute News
The closure of school facilities and the transition to remote instruction in the wake of COVID-19 represented a fundamental reimagining of teaching and learning for schools, both here in New York and nationally. Among the diverse array of independent, ...
Jun
30
2020
2020 SUNY Request for Proposals – No Round 2 Cycle
As the result of ongoing uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SUNY Charter Schools Institute will not hold the July new application round as originally indicated in the 2020 Request for Proposals (“RFP”).  Applicants may apply under the 2021 ...
Mar
31
2020
SUNY Charter Schools Institute Webinar – New York State of Emergency Due to COVID-19: Board Governance Considerations
Institute News
Host: SUNY Charter Schools Institute, in partnership with the NYS Charter Schools Association Title: New York State of Emergency Due to COVID-19: Board Governance Considerations Time: 4 pm – 5 pm eastern Description: Join the SUNY Charter Schools ...