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October 12, 2017
New York unions sue, accusing charter schools of lowering standards for teachers
The lawsuit comes a day after SUNY voted to relax teacher certification requirements.
Updated October 11, 2017
The votes are in: Some New York charter schools can now certify their own teachers
In select charter schools overseen by SUNY, prospective teachers will soon only have to sit for the equivalent of a month of instruction before entering classrooms.
October 10, 2017
SUNY faces legal threat against proposal to let charter schools certify their teachers
Lawyers representing the Alliance for Quality Education said they will seek an injunction if officials proceed with their charter school teacher certification proposal.
August 16, 2017
State ed officials rip into ‘insulting’ SUNY charter proposal and ‘outrageous’ Success Academy chair
Here are some of the most charged moments of a panel with State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia and Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa.
July 6, 2017
Some charter school teachers could become certified without a master’s under proposed new SUNY rules
New regulations proposed Thursday by the SUNY Charter School Committee would allow charter schools to use their own training programs.
July 16, 2015
Gov. Cuomo continues to bring in money from donors with education ties
Donors included Joseph Belluck, the SUNY trustee who chairs the committee governing the SUNY Charter School Institute.
Updated June 30, 2015
SUNY charter chair: We won’t authorize more schools without more funding
The SUNY Charter School Institute is facing a choice between maintaining strict standards and stretching its staff thin, according to the chair of its charter committee.
March 6, 2015
SUNY committee gives UFT Charter high school three years to improve
The committee also voted to renew New Hope Academy Charter School, which was facing closure.
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