1. 8/14/2014

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Fariña Announce Gains for NYC Students on State Tests

    Improved ELA and Math Scores on Statewide Exams Aligned to the Rigorous Common Core Learning Standards. City committed to raising achievement through more after-school academic enrichment, Pre-K for All, Community Schools and more professional development in latest teachers’ contract

  2. 8/5/2014

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Appointment of Iris Chen as Executive Director of the Fund For Public Schools

    Experienced Education Leader Chosen to Steer Organization Building Public-Private Partnerships to Support New York City’s Public Schools

  3. 7/31/2014

    City Releases New 30-Second PSA Promoting Pre-K For All

    Encourages Families to Apply for Seats in Free, High-quality, Full-day Programs

  4. 7/11/2014

    Department Partners with Bank Street for Summer Pre-K Teacher Institute

    Bank Street College of Education Leads Training Sessions to Prepare Teachers and Assistant Teachers for High Quality Pre-K

  5. 7/8/2014

    Department Announces New Criteria for School Superintendents

    Change Requires Additional Experience for Superintendents. New Grant Provides Training for Expanded Professional Development and Instructional Practice to Support Principals

  6. 7/7/2014

    City Schools and UFT Announce 2014-2015 PROSE Schools

    62 Schools Selected as Part of the New Progressive Redesign Opportunity Schools for Excellence Program (PROSE)

  7. 6/27/2014

    City Announces Changes to The 2013-2014 Blue Book

    New Blue Book Reflects Improvements Recommended by City Agencies, Public and Charter Schools, Advocacy Organizations, and Community Councils

  8. 6/27/2014

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Technology-Focused Summer Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers

    Teachers of all grade levels may apply for these classes, with priority given to the most qualified middle school candidates. The deadline to apply is July 1.

  9. 6/25/2014

    City Promotes Free Annual Summer Meals Program with NBA and Share Our Strength

    From June 27 to August 29, Nearly 1,000 Parks, Schools, Libraries and Other Sites Across the City Will Provide Free Summer Meals to Children 18-years-old and Younger

  10. 6/19/2014

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Winners of the 2014 Big Apple Teacher Awards

    Students, Families, Colleagues, and Community Members Submitted Over 3,000 Nominations. Twelve Winners Will Receive Classroom Grants and Serve as “Big Apple Fellow” During the 2014-15 School Year

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