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  1. 3/1/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Summer in the City

    New approach to summer learning includes a revamped summer school curriculum with visits to cultural institutions, as well as STEM and college readiness enrichment programs. City expanding programming to serve over 150,000 students across five boroughs

  2. 2/9/2016

    Equity and Excellence: Chancellor Fariña Announces Progress on Reforms to Raise Achievement Across All Public Schools

    Initiatives to Ensure Rigorous Learning in Every Classroom and Prepare More Students for College and Careers are Underway

  3. 1/25/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Opening of Pre-K Applications

    All Families with Children Born in 2012 Can Apply Starting Today, Online, Over the Phone, or In Person at a Family Welcome Center. Applications Open a Month Earlier Than Last Year – Giving Families More Opportunities to Find the Right Program

  4. 1/21/2016

    Chancellor Announces Partnership with Operation Warm to Give New Winter Jackets to 13,000 Students in Community Schools and Family Shelters

    11,000 Elementary Students in Community Schools Will Receive Free Winter Jackets. Remaining 2,000 Jackets Will Be Distributed at Family Shelters Across the City. Donations Target Students in Temporary Housing

  5. 1/11/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Expansion of Language Access Services

    9 New Positions at the Field Support Centers and Affinity Groups to Hold Schools Accountable for Language Access Services. All Schools Getting Direct Access to Over-the-Phone-Interpreters, Expanding Services After Business Hours as of December 2015. Translation and Interpretation Services Expanded for Citywide and Community Education Councils

  6. 1/11/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Graduation Rate Over 70 Percent for Class of 2015

    Graduation Rate Rises to 70.5%, a 2.0 Percentage Point Jump Compared to Last Year

  7. 12/17/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Announces New York Thursdays Program Bringing Locally Sourced Foods to Schools

    Initiative Celebrates Locally Grown and Manufactured Foods Every Thursday

  8. 12/16/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Highlights Commitment to Arts Education: Announces Highest Number of Arts Teachers in a Decade, and 22,000 Students Receiving New Arts Instruction at 113 Middle and High Schools

    New Arts Matter initiative has supported hiring at 113 middle and high schools, including 74 that had no arts teacher prior to the 2014-15 school year. 175 additional arts teachers across City in 2014-15, highest number ever recorded in Annual Arts in Schools Report. Arts Matter initiative one of several highlighted in new 2014-15 Annual Arts in Schools Report

  9. 12/3/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Names 15 Schools Model Dual Language Programs

    15 Exemplary Dual Language Programs to Receive $10,000 Each, Host Educators from Other Schools and Share Best Practices

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