NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Newsletter – 10/03/22

NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Newsletter – 10/03/22

Fellow New Yorker,   We are all mourning the loss of one of New York’s bravest, Lt. Alison Russo-Elling, an EMS worker who was killed in a senseless attack late last week. Please keep her family and the FDNY in your prayers.   Our hearts are with those who were affected by Hurricane Ian, over the weekend …

Simplifying Student Admissions

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Simplifying Student Admissions   Dear New Yorkers:  I’m excited to share with you today some of the improvements we’ve made to our admissions process for middle and high schools. This has been a priority for me since I …

High School Admissions Details and Timeline

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, We hope your child’s eighth grade year is off to a great start!  This fall, your child will apply to high school. In early October, your child will bring home an admissions welcome letter from their school; this letter includes …

13 Harlem High Schools Named Among Best In America, NY

HARLEM, NY — Harlemites have much to be proud of in their neighborhood, and a new ranking adds one more item to that long list: top-tier schools. The website Niche released on Tuesday its annual lists of the best public and private high schools in America, based on metrics like test scores and academic performance, data from …

VACANCY – Citywide Council on Special Education Representative on the Citywide Council on High Schools

The Citywide Council on Special Education has an opening for a CCSE Representative on the Citywide Council on High Schools.  The member will be a voting member of the CCHS.  If you are interested and meet the requirements (see attached resolution), please  SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION  BY EMAIL: CCECinfo@schools.nyc.gov and CCSE@schools.nyc.gov  SUBJECT LINE: CCSE VACANCY  Application Deadline October …

NYC DOE PRESS RELEASE – CHANCELLOR BANKS ANNOUNCES ADMISSIONS PROCESS BUILT ON COMMUNITY FEEDBACK

Dear Education Councils and CPAC Executive Board Members, Chancellor David C. Banks announced today changes to admissions in New York City public schools, beginning in the 2023-2024 enrollment cycle. Following six months of community engagement––including more than 30 meetings with families, students, parents, principals, community and advocacy groups, Community Education Councils (CECs), and school counselors––these …

Reminder – Citywide Council on Special Education Calendar Meeting – Thursday, September 29, 2022 (VIA ZOOM)

Citywide Council on Special Education   Calendar Meeting   Thursday, September 29, 2022 6:00 p.m.  Via Zoom  Presentation  Literacy Initiatives, Dyslexia Schools from the Literacy Collaborative  Jason Borges  Executive Director of NYC Public Schools Literacy Collaborative  Register in advance for this meeting:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpduGprzwsH91-2lk-_jGEX5n9qQM0EN5d After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Interpretation  …