Department of Education Press Office

Contact us at:

Narrow Results

Narrow Results

Posted Year

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. 9/6/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Free School Lunch for All

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

  5. 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

  6. 8/16/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 12 More Elementary Schools to Participate in SEPjr Computer Science Initiative

    Part of Computer Science for All initiative to provide computer science education for every elementary, middle, and high school by 2025. 23 total elementary schools will integrate computer science topics from Kindergarten through Fifth grade

  7. 8/10/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 600 Students Participating In Internships in New CTE Industry Scholars Program

    CTE Industry Scholars Program helps students use classroom skills in real-life work settings. Nearly 200 employers participate in program to offer internships to CTE students

  8. 8/9/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces New District 75 Building on Staten Island

    Hungerford School moving to state-of-the-art, 300-seat building on Petrides Campus in 2021. New building will be fully-accessible to meet the needs of D75 Students; including elevators, wheelchair ramps and braille signage

  9. 8/7/2017

    For The First Time, Over Half a Million Parents Complete NYC School Survey

    Results show significant improvements in college access and awareness in first year of College Access for All