Charter School Office

Monthly Board of Regents Action Taken

 

To view the full items acted on by the Board of Regents, visit the Board of Regents website.

 

December 2015

At the December 14-15, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents approved one charter revision, one initial charter and a merger. The Board of Regents item presented to the P-12 Committee and acted on by the full board can be found at: http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2015/2015-12/p-12-education.

Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter School (Contract for comprehensive management services commencing in the 2015-16 school year.)

Proposed Initial Charters (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Growing Up Green Charter School II

Proposed Merger (Authorized by the Board of Regents and NYCDOE):

  • KIPP Infinity Charter School and KIPP Always Mentally Prepared Charter School (both authorized by the NYCDOE) into KIPP NYC Public Charter Schools (an Education Corporation authorized by the Board of Regents to operate KIPP S.T.A.R. College Prep Charter School and KIPP NYC Washington Heights Academy Charter School)

November 2015

At the November 16-17, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents acted on three proposed initial charters. The Board of Regents item presented to the P-12 Committee  can be found at: http://www.regents.nysed.gov/report/nov-2015/p-12-education


Proposed Initial Charters (All Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • School in the Square Public Charter School (proposed to locate in NYC CSD 9 or 10)
  • South Bronx Community Charter High School (proposed to locate in NYC CSD 7)
  • Exploration Elementary Charter School for Science and Technology (proposed to locate in the Rochester City School District)

October 2015

At the October 26-27, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents approved one charter revision. The Board of Regents item presented to the P-12 Committee and acted on by the full board can be found at: http://www.regents.nysed.gov/report/oct-2015/p-12-education.


Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Compass Charter School (Decrease in approved maximum enrollment from 396 to 300 which will accommodate the school’s co-location space.)

 

September 2015


At the September 16-17, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents approved two charter revisions and conditionally approved two charter revisions. The Board of Regents items presented to the P-12 Committee and acted on by the full board can be found at: http://www.regents.nysed.gov/report/sep-2015/p-12-education

Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by the NYCDOE):

  •  Democracy Preparatory Charter School (Pathways program)
  •  Democracy Prep Charter School Harlem (Pathways program)

Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Democracy Prep Endurance Charter School (Pathways program)

Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by SUNY):

  • Storefront Academy Charter School (Legal name has not changed. They may conduct business under the name Storefront Academy Charter School South Bronx.)

 

June 2015


At the June 15-16, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents approved five charter renewals and one charter revision. The Board of Regents items presented to the P-12 Committee and acted on by the full board can be found at: http://www.regents.nysed.gov/report/jun-2015/p-12-education


Proposed Charter Renewals (Authorized by the NYCDOE):

  • Achievement First Endeavor Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2020)
  • Community Roots Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2020)

  • International Leadership Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2020)

  • New York Center for Autism Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2020)

  • Renaissance Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2019)

Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by the NYCDOE):

  • Bronx Global Learning Institute for Girls Charter School (name change)
  • PAVE Academy Charter School (now contracting with a CMO)

May 2015


At the May 19, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents approved five charter renewals and one charter revision. The Board of Regents items presented to the P-12 Committee and acted on by the full board can be found at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meeting-archives/2015-05

Proposed Charter Renewals (Authorized by the NYCDOE):

  • Bronx Community Charter School (with approved grade expansion to serve grades six through eight and increase the authorized maximum enrollment to 675 students during the next charter term)
  • Democracy Prep Charter School
  • Hyde Leadership Charter School
  • South Bronx Classical Charter School (with approved increase in authorized enrollment to 410 contingent on backfilling through grade 2)

Proposed Charter Renewal (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Genesee Community Charter School

Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Charter High School for Law and Social Justice

 

April 2015


At the April 14, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents acted on one dissolution, four charter renewals and four charter revisions. The Board of Regents items presented to the P-12 Committee and acted on by the full board can be found at

http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meeting-archives/2015-04

Dissolution of a Charter (Authorized by SUNY):

  • Ark Community Charter School

Proposed Charter Renewal (Authorized by the NYCDOE):

  • KIPP Academy Charter School (charter term through June 2019)
  • Manhattan Charter School (charter term through June 2019)
  • Mott Haven Academy Charter School (charter term through June 2020)

Proposed Charter Renewal (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Elmwood Village Charter School  (charter term through June 2020)

Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Collegiate Academy for Mathematics and Personal Awareness (CAMPA)
  • New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science IV
  • New Visions Charter High School for Humanities IV
  • Great Oaks Charter School

 

March 2015


At the March 17, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents acted on ten renewals and one revision. The Board of Regents item presented to the P-12 Committee can be found at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meeting-archives/2015-03


Proposed Charter Renewal (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Brighter Choice Elementary Charter School for Boys (charter term through June 30, 2018)
  • Brighter Choice Elementary Charter School for Girls (charter term through June 30, 2018)
  • Charter School for Applied Technologies (charter term through June 30, 2020)
  • Southside Charter School  (charter term through June 30, 2017)

Proposed Charter Renewal (Authorized by the NYCDOE):

  • Hebrew Language Academy Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2019)
  • KIPP Infinity Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2019)
  • KIPP AMP Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2018)
  • Teaching Firms of America – Professional Preparatory Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2017)
  • Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2015)
  • Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2020)

Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Democracy Prep Endurance Charter School

 

February 2015


At the February 10, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents acted on ten renewals and six revisions. The Board of Regents item presented to the P-12 Committee can be found at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meeting-archives/2015-02


Proposed Charter Renewal (Authorized by the Board of Regents):

  • Bronx Charter School for the Arts (charter term through June 30, 2020)
  • Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School (charter term through  June 30, 2020)
  • West Buffalo Charter School  (charter term through June 30, 2020)
  • Western New York Maritime Charter School  (charter term through June 30, 2020)

Proposed Charter Revision (Authorized by the NYCDOE):

  • Brooklyn Ascend Charter School
  • Brownsville Ascend Charter School
  • Explore Charter School and Explore Empower Charter School
  • Future Leaders Institute Charter School
  • Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy Charter School
  • St. Hope Leadership Academy Charter School

Proposed Charter Renewal (Authorized by the NYCDOE):

  • Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2018)
  • Achievement First East New York Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2019)
  • Cultural Arts Academy Charter School at Spring Creek (charter term through June 30, 2017)
  • Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy II Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2019)
  • New Heights Academy Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2017)
  • Staten Island Community Charter School (charter term through June 30, 2016)

 

January 2015

At the January 13, 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents acted on one charter school conversion. The Board of Regents item presented to the P-12 Committee can be found at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/report/jan-2015/p-12-education

Proposed Charter School Conversion (Board of Regents):

  • Tuxedo UFSD Charter School Conversion - clarification needed

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Last Updated: June 26, 2017