The State Education Department has updated the timeline for the submission of applications to establish charter schools in New York State authorized by the Board of Regents with a plan to open in 2016. In the 2015 Request for Proposals (RFP), the Department will provide two opportunities for applicants to submit new charter school applications. The timeline (below) provides information regarding Round 1 of the competitive RFP process. The requirements and timelines for Round 2 will be posted in late spring.
Complete applications from Brilla College Prep Public Charter School, South Bronx Classical Charter School II and Unity Prep Charter School of Brooklyn, three recently approved for charters from the New York State Education Department (NYSED).
A sample test for the New York State ELA Test for Grade 4.
A sample test for the New York State Mathematics Test for Grade 4.
Both New York State Charter School Authorizers require prospective new schools to include a complete set of Policies and Procedures.
The following examples are included in documents below: Special Education Policy; English Language Learners Policy; Personnel Policy; Bylaws; Code of Ethics; Complaint Procedure Policy; Open Meetings Policy; Conflict of Interest Policy; Petition of Interest or Support; Budgets; Financial Controls. Admissions Policy; Discipline Policy, Special Education Provisions; Food Service Policy; Health Service Policy; FOIL Policy; and Dissolution Policy.