PROSE program applications (NYC DOE)

Conor Skelding filed this request with the Department of Education of New York City, NY.
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From: Conor Skelding

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

-- The 107 applications submitted to the D.O.E. for 2014-2015 membership in its Progressive Redesign Opportunity Schools for Excellence (PROSE) program.

That 107 schools applied to the Department of Education for membership in this program is published online here:

In order to have this request fulfilled in a timely matter, I am willing to limit my request to clearly releasable portions of the requested documents. I reserve the right, however, to submit a new request if I am not satisfied with your response.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Conor Skelding

From: Pena David

Hi Conor,
Attached please find a letter regarding your FOIL request.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F10,413.

Thank you for your help.

From: Conor Skelding

Dear David,

Do you still anticipate being able to fill this request today?

Conor Skelding