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Freedom of Information Policy

Freedom of Information

New York State’s Freedom of Information Law  allows members of the public to access records of governmental agencies. FOIL provides a process for the review and copying of an agency’s records. More information about the Freedom of Information Law can be found at: http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html.


Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests


Freedom of Information Law requests for The Charter school of Educational Excellence records may be made by Mail, Email or Fax to:


Charter School of Educational Excellence
Eleana LaGuerre - Operations Department
260 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Fax: 914-476-2858
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 914-476-5070 ext. 6


Fee for Duplication of Records


The Charter School of Educational Excellence charges the statutorily permitted fee of $.25 per page for duplication of records requested under FOIL (Public Officers Law §87[1][b][iii]). There is no provision in law or regulation for waiver of this fee. Payment must be made to the Charter School of Educational ExcellencePublic by check or money order. Payment should not be submitted until you are notified that your request is granted and informed of the charge for your request.


Inspection of Records


The Charter School of Educational Excellence records are available for inspection at no cost to the public. Copies are available at the statutorily permitted duplication fee of $.25 per page by check or money order made payable to The Charter School of Educational Excellence. Requests for inspection must be in writing and addressed to the Operations Department via regular or electronic mail or facsimile. The Operations Department will acknowledge receipt and provide the requestor with the Charter School of Educational Excellence staff person's name, title, and phone number to schedule an appointment at a mutually convenient date and time for inspection. Records or portions thereof which are prohibited from disclosure pursuant to FOIL or Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) will be redacted or omitted; the requestor will be notified of the reason(s) for the redaction(s) and of the procedures to appeal to the Superintendent of Schools. Inspection of records is by appointment between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.


FOIL Appeal Procedures


Any person denied access to a record may within thirty days appeal in writing to:


Superintendent of the Charter School of Educational Excellence
260 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701