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News & Notes: Happy American Education Week! – November 2022

November 2022 Dear Colleagues, Happy American Education Week! This week, we are celebrating public education and the efforts of teachers, administrators, and support professionals to help students thrive. We know how hard you work every day to support New York’s students. Thank you for everything you do.  At the November Board of Regents meeting, the …

NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Newsletter – 11/14/2022

      Dear New Yorker,   Last week, CAU hosted a Community Conversation on Public Safety at James Madison High School in NYPD Patrol Borough Brooklyn North. We are grateful to the Brooklynites who came out that evening to discuss public safety concerns and possible solutions, as we continue to work together to make …

How to Build a Balanced High School Application

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, Today we’re writing to share five tips for building a balanced high school application. Submitting a balanced application is your best chance to get an offer to a program you want. Don’t forget to submit your balanced application by December 1. Need …

CCSE – Busing Survey

Hello families,  The survey link below is being sent on behalf of the Busing Sub-Committee of the Citywide Council on Special Education.  We are collecting busing issue stories, data, and contact information to enhance our advocacy efforts and to assist Laura Barbieri, a pro-bono attorney, to file a class action lawsuit on busing.  The survey will take about …

Overview of SLT Bylaws Training

Good afternoon Parent Leaders, The Office of Family and Community Engagement’s Governance Team will be offering a citywide professional development for Parent Leaders on the Overview of School Leadership Team Bylaws on Thursday, December 8th, 2022, at 6PM. At this session we will discuss best-practices, considerations, and the revised bylaw template Participants can register to attend this citywide …

11/16 @ 1 PM | NYC Council Hearing Notice

Hi there, Please be advised that the New York City Council Committee on Education will hold hearing on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 1:00 PM in the Committee Room at City Hall, New York, New York 10007 and via Zoom web-conference, on the following topic. Oversight: NYC Department of Education’s Spending of Federal Covid-19 Relief Funds …