Public Hearings Conducted for 27 New York City Schools That Have Been Identified By the New York State Education Department as Struggling or Persistently Struggling

  • Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 Updated: Tue Apr 24, 2018

I. Description of the subject and purpose of the proposed item under consideration.

In accordance with New York State Education Law §211-f, the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) is required to hold a public hearing for each of the 27 identified Struggling and Persistently Struggling Schools for the purposes of discussing the performance of the school and the process of receivership, and soliciting input from the public regarding recommendations for improving the school.

II. Information regarding where the full text of the proposed item may be obtained.

For more information, please see the New York State Education Department’s document entitled “Intervention in Struggling Schools Through Receivership,” available online.

III. Submission of public comment.

Speaker comment at the hearings is welcomed; speakers must register between 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. on the date of the hearing.  Written comments will be collected on the day of the hearing and can also be submitted via online feedback form by no later than 5:00 p.m. on the second business day after the hearing date.

IV. The name, office, address, email, and telephone number of the city district representative, knowledgeable on the item under consideration, and from whom information may be obtained concerning the item.

Name: Sharon Rencher
Office: State/Federal Education Policy and School Improvement Programs
Address: 52 Chambers Street, Room 320, New York, NY 10007
Phone Number: 212-374-0557

V. Date, time, and place of the public hearings:

The public hearings will be conducted from September 21 through September 29, 2016, inclusive of the following dates: Wednesday, 9/21; Thursday, 9/22; Friday, 9/23; Monday, 9/28; Tuesday, 9/27; Wednesday, 9/28; and Thursday, 9/29. Each hearing will take place at the school and will be scheduled for 3 hours in the evening from 6-9 p.m. The full schedule of public hearing dates and locations is posted online.
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