The FeedEditionsJobsDonate
Philly Education News + Views Independent. Reader-Supported.
Menu
Menu
Philly Education News + Views
Independent. Reader-Supported

Renaissance schools program enters its fourth year

a

a

a

The District announced that it will continue its fourth year of the Renaissance schools initiative, the turnaround process in which management of struggling schools is outsourced to outside charter school operators. The District has invited applicants to submit proposals in response to its RFP by March 5. The announcement of which schools are set to become Renaissance schools will be made on Feb. 11. 

 

Renaissance Charter Schools Initiative Timeline – Year IV

Activity Proposed Dates
Deadline for submitting questions for vendor conference and Letter of Intent to submit a RFP response February 8, 2013
Announcement of Year IV Renaissance Charter Schools February 11, 2013
Community Engagement Meetings at Year IV Renaissance Charter Schools February 11-22, 2013
School Advisory Council (SAC) Member Recruitment February 11-March 8 2013
RFP responses due March 5, 2013
RFP Finalists announced March 22, 2013
Matching process between Finalists and SACs March 22-April 15, 2013
SACs submit final recommendations re matches with Finalists April 16, 2013
Superintendent makes final match recommendations to SRC April 19, 2013
SRC votes on matches between Finalists and Renaissance Schools Late April/early May, 2013
SRC votes on charter agreements Late May/early June 2013
Renaissance Charter School transition phase May 16– July 1, 2013
New Renaissance Charter Schools open August/September 2013

Get the Notebook in your inbox

Notes from the news
Weekly newsletter
Promotions

Recent Articles

Notes from the news - April 29 SRC approves 3 Renaissance charters, postpones vote on non-renewals SRC to vote on charter conversions, renewals, and non-renewals Notes from the news - April 28 Fair-funding advocates praise new formula, but stress the need for more money

David Limm

@limmdavid
Online editor, the Notebook.