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How ED Classification Fails Our Black Boys

EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE: HOW A CONTROVERSIAL IEP DESIGNATION FAILS BLACK BOYS In New York City public schools, Black students are more than twice as likely to be classified as having an Emotional Disturbance when compared to their peers. This discussion with disability self-advocates and experts will break down the meaning, stigma and harm of this term, the …

Please Share – COVID-19 Vaccination Information Sessions for NYC Families-Learn about the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11

COVID-19 Vaccination Information Sessions for NYC Families Learn about the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Hear from NYC doctors and get your questions answered. Please register in advance. Both sessions cover the same content. March 14 6:00-7:30 pm: https://learndoe.org/face/ March 16 6:00-7:30 pm: https://learndoe.org/face/ March 14, from 6:00–7:30 p.m.; register for session that will be held …

MAYOR ADAMS, CHANCELLOR BANKS, NO KID HUNGRY RECOGNIZE THIS YEAR’S “NYC HUNGER HEROES”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2022 CONTACT: pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov, (212) 788-2958 MAYOR ADAMS, CHANCELLOR BANKS, NO KID HUNGRY RECOGNIZE THIS YEAR’S “NYC HUNGER HEROES” Cooks, Food Service Workers, and Aides Go Above and Beyond to Provide Healthy, Nutritious Meals to 800,000 Students Every Day NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department …

Family Newsletter: Message from Commissioner Betty A. Rosa

March 10, 2022 Dear Parents and Families, One of the guiding principles of the New York State Education Department (NYSED) is to provide the supports, technical assistance, and guidance that educators, schools, families, and communities need to help our students learn, grow, and thrive. To best achieve this, we are evaluating everything we do through …

Missed the Kindergarten Deadline? Add Your Child to Waitlists Today

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, If you missed the deadline to apply to kindergarten, you can still participate in admissions by adding your child to programs’ waitlists! The quickest way to do this is online with MySchools—learn how in our “How to Add Your Child to Waitlists” video.   Don’t have a MySchools account yet? It’s easy to …

Middle School Admissions Update: Sibling Priority Expanded

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, We’re excited to announce that we are expanding sibling priority for middle school admissions. Earlier this year, we announced that applicants who are siblings of sixth grade students would receive sibling priority. Based on feedback from families and communities across the city, we are now expanding this priority as follows: At schools where …

Tomorrow Is the Last Day to Apply to High School!

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear Families, Tomorrow, March 11 is the deadline to apply to high school. Submit your application and, if applicable, your LaGuardia registration and virtual auditions and/or any other additional materials one of three ways: Online with MySchools by 11:59pm tomorrow. You can apply online in Arabic, Bangla, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, or Urdu. Through your child’s …

NYC DOE PRESS RELEASE – CIVICS WEEK 2022 KICKS OFF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE IN NYC SCHOOLS

CIVICS WEEK 2022 KICKS OFF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE IN NYC SCHOOLS Encourages students to speak up and use their voices to positively influence democracy NEW YORK – Mayor Adams and Schools Chancellor Banks today kicked off Civics Week – a week-long celebration of youth voices and civic empowerment to encourage New York …