Mayor Adams, Chancellor Banks’ Statement on Growing Reports of Hateful Rhetoric in NYC Schools

In efforts to clarity the previous communication

Dear Parent Leaders, 

We would like to re-share two important statements that have been released recently. 

The first statement was released by Schools Chancellor David C. Banks on Terrorist Attacks in Israel on 10/10, this statement can be found on the New City Public School’s website at

The second statement was released on October 26, 2023, by Mayor Adams and Chancellor Banks. This was a joint statement on Growing Reports of Hateful Rhetoric in NYC Schools that can be found


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