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  1. 6/15/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Appointment of Howard Friedman as General Counsel

    Prior to joining the New York City Law Department, Friedman worked, among other things, as a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society

  2. 6/13/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 63 High Schools to Offer New Advanced Placement Courses for 2016-17 Through AP for All

    AP for All Initiative Will Support New Courses and Training and Support for Educators and Students. 35 of the Selected Schools Currently Have No AP Courses

  3. 6/13/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Kicks Off College Access for All – Middle School

    Starting this fall, over 150 middle schools will organize college visits and student and parent college workshops. Pilot at 22 middle schools across the City includes visits, student and parent workshops before the end of the school year

  4. 6/9/2016

    City Announces New Initiatives to Increase Diversity at Specialized High Schools

    Six New Initiatives to Provide More Outreach, Tutoring, and Opportunities for Underrepresented Students to Enroll in Specialized High Schools

  5. 6/1/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Kicks Off First Citywide Parent Conference For Mandarin Speakers

    Mandarin parent conference to focus on summer learning and services for English Language Learners & library resources. Second citywide parent conference in Spanish on June 15 at Central Brooklyn Public Library

  6. 6/1/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Over 200 Schools Participating in Computer Science for All for 2016-17

    City implements first Computer Science for All expansion as part of its agenda for equity and excellence in all public schools. Expansion includes full-year or multi-year computer science sequences at 67 schools

  7. 6/26/2015

    Chancellor Fariña’s End-of-Year Message

    As your children head off for summer break, I encourage you to continue to support their learning

  8. 6/25/2015

    Chancellor Announces Summer Book Giveaway for All Students Enrolled in Pre-K for All

    New Program Designed to Support Kindergarten Transition and Curb Summer Learning Loss. Families who received an offer have until Friday, June 26 to pre-register

  9. 6/24/2015

    DOE Announces Start of Annual Free Summer Meals Program for All NYC Children and Youth

    From June 27 to September 4, nearly 1,100 parks, schools, libraries, food trucks and other sites across the City will provide free summer meals to children 18 years old and younger. For the first time, parents and young people can use a convenient mobile app to locate the nearest summer meals site and access daily menus

  10. 6/24/2015

    Mayor De Blasio Announces Partnership with Warby Parker to Provide Free Eyeglasses to Students At Community Schools

    Warby Parker, major homegrown NYC tech brand, to donate glasses to 20,000 children over the next four years. City dedicating $10 million to expand free vision screening program to all 130 Community Schools – including all 94 Renewal Schools

  11. 6/23/2015

    Mayor De Blasio and Chancellor Fariña Designate Lunar New Year an Official School Holiday

    For the first time in the 2015-16 school year, all public schools will close on February 8 on Lunar New Year. The holiday will be reflected in the updated DOE school calendar

  12. 6/18/2015

    Chancellor Announces Enhanced Science Curriculum for Grades K-5

    Innovative Program Developed by DOE to Align with State and National Standards. Enhanced Curriculum for Grades 6-12 will be Released This Summer

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