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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 12/1/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Expansion of SING Program to 10 New High School Campuses

    Students Will Write, Cast, Rehearse, and Perform Their Own Musicals. New SING Schools Include CTE, Renewal, and Co-Located High Schools

  8. 11/20/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Announces New Admissions Pilot at Seven Elementary Schools Designed to Promote Diversity

    Changes Reflect the Mayor and Chancellor’s Commitment to Fostering Diversity in City Schools. Result of Collaboration Between DOE, Principals, School Communities and City Council. Changes Will Go into Effect for This Year’s Kindergarten Admissions for the 2016–17 School Year

  9. 11/16/2015

    Chancellor Announces Fourth Annual Big Apple Awards to Recognize Teacher Excellence

    The nomination period is starting a month earlier this year, giving students and families more time to nominate exceptional educators

  10. 11/10/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Releases Redesigned School Quality Reports - Announces More Students Enrolling in College

    Improved School Quality Snapshots and School Quality Guides Aligned to Framework for Great Schools Offer More Accessible, Usable Information for Families and Educators. City Redoubling Its Efforts on College Readiness through College Access for All, AP for All, SAT School Day

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