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New Roots Charter School successfully completes terms of remedial action plan

New Roots Charter School successfully completes terms of remedial action plan

In a memo to members of the SUNY Board of Trustees dated October 6, 2020, Susan Miller Carello, Executive Director of the SUNY Charter Schools Institute, reported that New Roots Charter School has met the terms of its probation, stating “the remedial action plan contained mandatory terms and conditions, which the school has met, and continues to provide the Institute with timely reporting as requested.”

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New Roots Charter School lessons learned during the 1st month of welcoming students back to school

New Roots Charter School lessons learned during the 1st month of welcoming students back to school

The New Roots teacher leadership team planned extensively for supporting students in learning and understanding the scientific, social and emotional reasons for the new safety protocols. This has resulted in 100% compliance, not in response to new rules and mandates, but in the spirit that truly reflects the New Roots Commitment to Respect Yourself, Respect Others, and Respect Our Environment.

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New Roots Announces 2020 Enrollment Cap

New Roots Announces 2020 Enrollment Cap

New Roots Charter School is capping enrollment this year to ensure optimal conditions for safety in the school’s facilities, Superintendent Tina Nilsen-Hodges announced today. “We have limited seats available, primarily for freshmen and sophomores, and there is already a waiting list for juniors. Families who are interested in New Roots for the 2020-21 school year should act now to secure their seat or a spot on the waitlist.”

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NYS unveils guidance for schools reopening!

NYS unveils guidance for schools reopening!

Yesterday the New York State Board of Regents unveiled long-awaited guidance for school reopening! The Governor’s Reimagine Education Advisory Council guiding principles state that flexible plans must be developed and in-classroom instruction must be prioritized, which aligns beautifully with the scenarios we developed this spring.

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Sunrise Movement founders inspired New Roots students to join the international Climate Strike during a community meeting on the 10th anniversary of the school

Sunrise Movement founders inspired New Roots students to join the international Climate Strike during a community meeting on the 10th anniversary of the school

On September 9, 2019 New Roots celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a community meeting presentation from local leaders of the Sunrise Movement, who are inviting students to join their youth-led climate justice movement with a nation-wide school strike on September 20, 2019, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC.

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