Reminder: Come to a High School Admissions Event!

Reminder: Come to a High School Admissions Event!

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, We hope you’ll join us for one of our upcoming virtual information sessions! All NYC families with eighth graders applying to high school for fall 2023 (and families of interested first-time ninth graders) are welcome to attend. At …

What I Learned from Our Student Journalists

Dear New Yorkers, As a student at Hillcrest High School in Queens many years ago, I wrote for the school magazine and learned the power of journalism to create real change. Since then, I have always believed in the importance of student journalism. For me, it represents the ability to think critically, to understand what’s …

Citywide Council on Special Education Combined Business/Calendar Meeting – Thursday, November 10, 2022 (VIA ZOOM)

Citywide Council on Special Education  Combined Business/Calendar Meeting  Thursday, November 10, 2022 6:00 p.m.  Via Zoom  Presentation  Special Education Data Management System  Register in advance for this meeting:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcof-6sqjMiHNYJJolIcTWO77dOfkbhYslI After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Interpretation  Mandarin  Dial 347-966-4114  Conference ID: 703 163 551#  Spanish  Dial 347-966-4114  Conference …

11/21 @ 10 AM | NYC Council Hearing Notice

Hi there, Please be advised that the New York City Council Committee on Oversight & Investigations and the Committee on Education will hold a joint hearing on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 10:00 AM in Council Chambers at City Hall, New York, New York 10007 and via Zoom web-conference, on the following topic. Oversight: School Bus …

Application for the CECs PEP Parent are out!

Panel for Educational Policy The Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) consists of 15 voting members. Each borough president appoints one member, CEC Presidents elect one member, and the mayor appoints the remaining nine members. The Chancellor and the Comptroller serve as ex-officio non-voting members.  Under recent changes to the Education Law, the Panel for Education Policy (PEP) will consist of 23 voting …

New York State High School Graduation Requirements for ELL High School Seniors (Online Workshop

Greetings, Please share and disseminate to your contacts and schools.  New York State High School Graduation Requirements  for ELL High School Seniors (Online Workshop Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 6PM – 7:30PM This workshop is designed for Parents and Families of High School English Language Learners (ELLs) in NYC/NYS. This workshop will help ELL Parents and Families familiarize themselves with the courses, exams …

CM Rita Joseph – Community Update – October 31, 2022

Community Update: October 31st Dear Friend, We did it! We passed our first bill. Intro 258, introduced alongside Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, will help to bring public restrooms to every zip code in the city. One of the most frequent complaints my office gets is about our streets’ cleanliness. The passage of our bill will pave the …

Get Your Welcome Letter and Create a MySchools Account!

لعربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, Applying to middle school this fall? Welcome letters are now in the mail to families of all current fifth-grade public school students, including Department of Education (DOE) and charter school students. This letter includes an overview of middle school admissions, including how to create an account and use MySchools.nyc, the DOE’s online school directory …