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Open Meetings Law Update!

The executive order regarding the New York’s Open Meetings Law (OML) that allows public bodies to conduct meetings and hearings over online platforms has been extended until June 8, 2022. This extension allows SLT’s to continue holding meetings virtually. Kindly share with your SLT members and plan for in-person meetings should the waiver not be extended after June 8, 2022 . Please note mandate is for all meetings of the Panel for …

UFT – Free online academic enrichment on Saturday, April 30

Free academic enrichment tailored to your child’s grade level The education experts at the UFT Teacher Center invite you and your young scholars to participate in our annual Saturday Academy! There will be six interactive, online courses, each tailored to a particular grade level, designed to supplement your child’s schoolwork in a fun, creative way. …

Intrepid Museum’s College Fair Day- April 23

Please help us amplify and share for all teens, especially college ready youth to RSVP and attend the Intrepid Museum’s in-person College Fair on Saturday April 23, 2022. We’d love if you can share with all Middle and High School teachers, students, families, and communities this week before spring break. We also encourage chaperoned school …

SHSAT Results Are Here!

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, Results are now available for students who took the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) in December 2021! As a reminder, taking this test is how students apply to the eight testing Specialized High Schools. If your child took the SHSAT, …

New York City Council Committee on Education

Good morning, Please be advised that the Committee on Education will hold a hearing on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 11:00 10:30 a.m. regarding Foster Care Students in the DOE System. You are hereby invited to attend this hearing and testify therein. If you are planning on testifying live via video conferencing, please register at https://council.nyc.gov/testify/. Each person who intends on testifying …

$2,000 Scholarship: Rising Scientist Award for High School Students

We are facing a crisis in children’s mental health, intensified by the pandemic. The overwhelming need for youth mental health care underscores the importance of scientific research to develop new and more accessible methods of treatment and prevention.Investing in the scientific leaders of tomorrow will accelerate discovery and help us meet the challenge.That’s why the …

Reminder – 2022 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Application (Deadline: April 22)

Good morning, Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is the nation’s largest youth employment program, connecting NYC youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with career exploration opportunities and paid work experiences each summer. Participants receive the opportunity to explore their interests and career pathways, develop workplace skills and engage in learning experiences that help …