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  1. 5/12/2022

    Mayor Adams, Chancellor Banks Announce Comprehensive Approach to Supporting Students with Dyslexia

    First-Ever Investment to Support and Screen Dyslexic Students in New York City History. Announcement Comes on Heels of News That NYC Will Host World Dyslexia Assembly in Spring 2023.

  2. 5/9/2022

    Mayor Eric Adams, Chancellor Banks Announce Lifting of COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Proms

    Vaccine Requirement for Attending Graduation Previously Lifted

  3. 4/14/2022

    Mayor Adams, Chancellor Banks Announce Expansion of Gifted and Talented Programs Citywide

    Addition of Over 1,000 New Kindergarten and Third Grade Gifted and Talented Seats. Brings Access to Accelerated Learning to All New York City Public School Districts

  4. 3/22/2022

    Schools Chancellor David C. Banks Announces Successful Expansion of School-Based Mental Health Supports

    Citywide investments in student well-being will result in historic the hiring of over 500 new school social workers and guidance counselors

  5. 3/11/2022

    Mayor Adams Announces Summer Learning and Enrichment Program for K-8 Youth

    Summer Rising Will Provide Arts, Recreation, and Exploration Opportunities for 110,000 Students. K-8 Program Part of Largest Summer Program Ever for New York City Young People

  6. 3/10/2022

    Mayor Adams, Chancellor Banks, No Kid Hungry Recognize This Year's "NYC Hunger Heroes"

    Cooks, Food Service Workers, and Aides Go Above and Beyond to Provide Healthy, Nutritious Meals to 800,000 Students Every Day

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