A meeting of the SUNY Board of Trustees’ Charter Schools Committee was held in the afternoon of Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Attendees included Committee members and staff of the SUNY Charter Schools Institute, SUNY Board of Trustees, as well as some representatives of the schools undergoing votes by the Committee. 

The Committee addressed the following resolutions: 

Application for New Charter 

The Committee discussed and unanimously approved the proposed charter for the following school:

  • Buffalo Commons Charter School

To read the full resolution, click here

Applications for Charter Renewals

The Committee discussed and unanimously approved the proposed five-year renewal for the following schools:

  • Icahn Charter School 1 
  • Icahn Charter School 5 

To read the full resolution, click here and here

The Committee discussed and unanimously approved the proposed five-year renewal and renewal of the education corporation’s authority to operate all three of its schools:

  • True North Rochester Preparatory Charter School 
  • Rochester Preparatory Charter School 3
  • True North Rochester Preparatory Charter School – West Campus

To read the full resolution, click here

Charter Schools Update 

The Charter Schools Institute provided the Board of Trustees with an update on SUNY’s charter schools. To view this presentation, you can watch the meeting playback which is linked below. 

To read more about these resolutions, read public hearing summaries and watch a playback of the meeting, visit the Board of Trustees’ meeting page

We look forward to sharing updates from meetings from SUNY, SED, and other legislative and policy items as they occur.