Charter School Office

Actions Taken by the Board of Regents - 2017

January 2017

During its January 9-10, 2017 meeting, the Board of Regents approved four charter renewals.  The item presented to the P-12 Committee and acted on by the Full Board is available at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2017/2017-01/p-12-education.

Charter Renewals (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • Global Community Charter School (2 Year Renewal)
  • Launch Expeditionary Learning Charter School (2 Year Renewal)
  • Mott Hall Charter School (2 Year Renewal)
  • Young Women’s College Preparatory Charter School of Rochester (2 Year Renewal)

Young Women's College Preparatory Charter School of Rochester's charter was also revised to add a culminating Grade 12 and an additional 75 students to the school’s chartered enrollment.

February 2017

The Board of Regents meeting was cancelled due to inclement weather.

March 2017

During its March 13, 2017 meeting, the Board of Regents approved 13 charter renewals, 2 charter revisions, 1 merger, and 1 nonrenewal for charter schools authorized by the Board of Regents. The Board also approved three charter renewals and three charter revisions for charter schools authorized by the New York City Department of Education.  The items presented to the P-12 Education Committee and acted on by the Full Board is available at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2017/2017-03/p-12-education.

Charter Renewals (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • Democracy Prep Endurance Charter School (5 Year Renewal)
  • Evergreen Charter School (5 Year Renewal)
  • KIPP NYC Washington Heights Academy Charter School (5 Year Renewal)
  • Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem (5 Year Renewal)
  • New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science II (5 Year Renewal)
  • Northside Charter High School (5 Year Renewal)
  • Riverhead Charter School (5 Year Renewal)
  • Rochester Academy Charter School (5 Year Renewal)
  • Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School (5 Year Renewal)
  • Health Sciences Charter School (3 Year Renewal)
  • New Visions Charter High School for the Humanities II (3 Year Renewal)
  • Southside Academy Charter School (3 Year Renewal)
  • Urban Choice Charter School (3 Year Renewal)

Charter Renewals (Authorized by the NYC Department of Education)

  • Rochdale Early Advantage Charter School (5 Year Renewal)
  • Teaching Firms of America Professional Preparatory Charter School (5 Year Renewal)
  • New Heights Academy Charter School (3 Year Renewal)

Charter Revisions (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • American Dream Charter School
  • South Bronx Classical Charter School

Charter Revisions (Authorized by the NYC Department of Education)

  • Brooklyn Scholars Charter School
  • Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School
  • VOICE Charter School of New York

Charter Merger (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools

Charter Non-Renewal (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • Rochester Career Mentoring Charter School

April 2017

During its April 3-4, 2017 meeting, the Board of Regents approved four New York City Department of Education charter renewals, one Board of Regents charter revision, two Board of Regents mergers and two New York City Department of Education mergers.  The Board of Regents also voted to return ten proposed renewal charters to the SUNY Board of Trustees for reconsideration. The items presented to the P-12 Education Committee and acted on by the Full Board is available at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2017/2017-04/p-12-education.

Charter Renewals (Authorized by the NYC Department of Education)

  • Growing Up Green Charter School (5 Year Renewal and Revision)
  • New York French-American Charter School (5 Year Renewal)
  • Cultural Arts Academy Charter School at Spring Creek (3 Year Renewal and Revision)
  • Summit Academy Charter School (2 Year Renewal and Revision)

Charter Revisions (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • Bronx Charter School for the Arts

Charter Merger (Authorizer Change from NYC Department of Education to the Board of Regents)

  • Integration Charter Schools (effective July 1, 2017)

Charter Merger (Authorizer Change from the Board of Regents to the SUNY Board of Trustees)

  • Brilla College Preparatory Charter Schools (effective July 1, 2017)
  • Elmwood Village Charter Schools (effective July 1, 2017)

Charter Merger (Authorizer Change from NYC Department of Education to the SUNY Board of Trustees)

  • NYC Autism Charter Schools (effective July 1, 2017)
  • Democracy Prep New York Charter Schools (effective July 1, 2017)

Proposed Charter Renewals (Authorized by the SUNY Board of Trustees)

  • Success Academy Charter School – Bronx 1
  • Success Academy Charter School – Bronx 2
  • Success Academy Charter School – Crown Heights
  • Success Academy Charter School – Fort Green
  • Success Academy Charter School – Harlem 2
  • Success Academy Charter School – Harlem 3
  • Success Academy Charter School – Harlem 4
  • Success Academy Charter School – Harlem 5
  • Success Academy Charter School – Prospect Heights
  • Success Academy Charter School – Union Square

The Board of Regents voted to return the proposed renewal charters to the SUNY Board of Trustees for reconsideration, with comment and recommendation.

May 2017

During its May 8-9, 2017 meeting, the Board of Regents approved one charter renewal.  The item presented to the P-12 Education Committee and acted on by the Full Board is available at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2017/2017-05/p-12-education.

Charter Renewal (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • New Dawn Charter High School (5 Year Renewal)

June 2017

During its June 12-13, 2017 meeting, the Board of Regents approved three initial charters, one charter renewal, one charter revision and one merger.  The items presented to the P-12 Education Committee and acted on by the Full Board are available at  http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2017/2017-06/p-12-education.

Initial Charters (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • Emblaze Academy Charter School
  • Key Collegiate Charter School
  • The Renaissance Charter School 2

Charter Renewal (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • Urban Dove Team Charter High School (5 Year Renewal)

Charter Revision (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School

Charter Merger (Authorized by the Board of Regents)

  • Science Academies of New York Charter Schools (effective July 1, 2017)

July 2017

During its July 17-18, 2017 meeting, the Board of Regents voted to return nine proposed renewal charters to the SUNY Board of Trustees for reconsideration. The items presented to the P-12 Education Committee and acted on by the Full Board is available at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2017/2017-07/p-12-education.

Proposed Charter Renewals (Authorized by the SUNY Board of Trustees)

  • Bronx Charter School for Better Learning
  • Success Academy Charter School – Bensonhurst
  • Success Academy Charter School – Bergen Beach
  • Success Academy Charter School – Bronx 3
  • Success Academy Charter School – Bronx 4
  • Success Academy Charter School – Hell’s Kitchen
  • Success Academy Charter School – Rosedale
  • Success Academy Charter School – Springfield Gardens
  • Success Academy Charter School – Washington Heights

 

 


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Last Updated: August 11, 2017