Announcements

Department of Education Press Office

Contact us at: press@schools.nyc.gov

  1. 10/16/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 456 Schools Participating in College Application Week

    Key part of College Access for All initiative promoting a schoolwide college-going culture

  2. 10/16/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces District 1 School Diversity Plan

    The District 1 school diversity plan is the result of extensive work and advocacy by local parents, community leaders, and educators, and has unanimous support from District 1 school principals

  3. 10/10/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Record Number of NYC Students Taking and Passing Advanced Placement Exams

    AP for All and Computer Science for All drive significant increases in participation and performance

  4. 9/28/2017

    Chancellor Fariña, Deputy Mayor Buery, Senior Advisor Fialkoff, Sprint’s 1Million Project Launch Initiative to Provide Free Wi-Fi Devices to Over 30,000 Public School Students

    Students will be able to use the devices to complete assignments, study, and do research outside of school hours

  5. 9/26/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Celebrates 30 Additional Schools in Comfort Dog Program

    The DOE’s Comfort Dog program is now in nearly 40 schools across the City, providing social-emotional supports to students and staff

  6. 9/7/2017

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Fariña Kick off First Day of School with Launch of 3-K for Al

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today joined students, families, and educators in the South Bronx for the first-ever day of 3-K for All.

  7. 9/6/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Free School Lunch for All

    Starting tomorrow, lunch is free for every NYC public school student

  8. 8/30/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Unveils New State-Of-The-Art Building for PS 191 Riverside School for Makers and Artists

    New 692-seat building features art and music rooms, a library, a gymnasium, science labs, and two rooftop recreational spaces

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