January 27 — 3:49 pm, 2010

Renaissance Schools timeline

The District has released the Renaissance Schools Timeline, also outlined below.

Jan. 27: Announce Renaissance Alert and Renaissance Eligible Schools and release RFQ (Request for Qualification from Lead Applicant turnaround teams) and RFI (Request for Information from Support Applicant turnaround teams)

Feb. 1-9: Community and staff meetings at Renaissance schools

Feb. 1-Mar. 12: Recruiting and formation of School Advisory Councils

Feb. 8-Mar. 1: Conduct school reviews in Renaissance Eligible Schools

Feb. 19: Phase I RFQ responses due from Lead Applicants

Feb. 26-Mar. 12: RFI responses received are due and received on a rolling basis

Mar. 12: Final list of Renaissance Schools announced

Mar. 15-Apr. 9: Training and development of School Advisory Councils

Mar. 26: Phase II RFP responses due from Lead Applicants

Apr. 13: Selected Turnaround Team finalists

Apr. 14-30: School Advisory Councils evaluate turnaround team finalists and submit matching recommendations to the Superintendent

May 5: Superintendent finalizes matches between schools and teams; makes recommendation to SRC

May 19: SRC vote on Renaissance School provider contracts, agreements, or charters

Sept. 2010: Renaissance schools open

Timelines for Renaissance Schools employees are available in District FAQ sheets.

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