Joint Education and Oversight & Investigations Committees hearing – Fri, 6/24/22

NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Newsletter 06/17/21

      Dear New Yorker,   Mayor Eric Adams and Speaker Adrienne Adams reached an early handshake agreement on the Fiscal Year 2023 budget. The $101 billion budget includes $8.3 billion in budget reserves (the highest level in city history). Highlights from the budget include major investments in gun violence prevention, the subway safety …

News and Notes: Message from Commissioner Betty A. Rosa June 2022

June 2022 Dear Colleagues, As the school year comes to an end and we look forward to the summer months, I would like to express my deep appreciation for your continuing dedication to our students and their families.  New York State’s educators are knowledgeable, passionate, and devoted to helping all children succeed. They provide a …

Early voting starts tomorrow!

NYC Voter — Polls open tomorrow for early voting in the New York primary election! Governor, State Assembly, and more are on the ballot this June. Find your poll site. All New York voters are eligible to vote early in person before Election Day. Remember that your early voting poll site may be different from …

Revised Public Notice-Meeting Agenda-June 23, 2022 Panel for Educational Policy Meeting-Teleconference

Public Meeting Notice & AgendaThe regular public meeting of the Panel for Educational Policy will take place onThursday, June 23, 2022, at 6:00PM. This meeting will not be held in-person, but willinstead, be held via teleconference. Additional details regarding how the public may join thismeeting are published below the agenda. In accordance with City Council …

CM Rita Joseph Community Update – June 15, 2022

Community Update: June 15thDear Friend:On Monday, the City Council voted to adopt the Fiscal Year 2023 budget, which begins on July 1st. As a teacher and Chair of the Committee on Education, it was my priority to see a budget that invests in our young people. When I was a teacher at PS 6, I …

Update: 2021-22 Enrollment & Admissions Data

Dear Education Reporter,   Today we are providing information regarding the admissions of nearly 300,000 students across New York City who received offers to 3K, pre-K, middle school, and high school programs.  Offers by Grade Level  2022  2021  2020  3K  38,586  33,131  17,455  Pre-K  58,762  57,511  61,789  Kindergarten  54,148  55,421  62,880  Middle School  61,771  66,516  71,134  …

News from the UFT for parents and caregivers

Dear Parent / Caregiver, A delegation of educators from the South African Democratic Teachers Union and the South African Education Labour Relations Council came all the way to New York City to visit the UFT on April 28 and 29. They wanted to learn more about the pension system and universal pre-K programs that the …