Sunday, July 13, 2014

Queens to get a bunch of charter schools

NYC PubNonPubNewAppsReceiptNotice

From: Charter Schools []
Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 6:37 PM
To: Fitzsimons, Sean
Cc: Rossi, Ralph
Subject: Notification of Receipt of Proposals to Establish New Charter Schools

To: Members of the Community Education Councils and Community Boards:

Please find attached for your information a copy of the notice the SUNY Charter Schools Institute posted on its website today. The notice details proposals to establish new charter schools in Community School Districts 2, 3, 6, 9, 13, 14, 15,16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 30 or 32. Please note that New York State Education Department regulations require the New York City Department of Education to hold public hearings regarding these proposals within 30 days.

The Charter Schools Institute welcomes comments on the proposals via email to: or in writing to the attention of Mr. Ralph Rossi, SUNY Charter Schools Institute, 41 State Street, Suite 700, Albany, NY 12207.

Thank you,

Sean G. Fitzsimons
Director of School Applications
SUNY Charter Schools Institute
41 State St., Suite 700
Albany, New York 12246
Tel: 518.445.4273 Fax: 518.427.6510
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Anonymous said...

So taxpayers get to pay for a bunch of selective, elite schools where the teachers are paid minimum wage with no benefits.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like an improvement.

Anonymous said...

they will hurt catholic schools wherever they open and it looks like they will mostly open at lower grade levels.

they city would be better off giving vouchers for the lower cost and runs through 8th grade catholic system rather than allowing it to be killed off by for profits!

Anonymous said...

Ah yes, the test-prepification of the NYC school system marches onward, because the ails of society can all be traced to teachers getting due process.