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  1. 2/10/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Kicks Off Applications for Community and Citywide Education Council Seats

    Community and Citywide Education Councils. Strengthen Relationships between Schools and Communities. 325 Elected Seats on 36 Community and Citywide Education Councils Open to All Eligible Parents, Including Limited English Speakers. Increased Interpretation and Translation Services are Available to All CECs

  2. 1/11/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces College Awareness Day

    NYC schools Pre-K through 12 engage students and families around early college awareness. Schools will participate in college and career events throughout January, DOE’s College and Career Month

  3. 1/10/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces The 2017 Community and Citywide Education Council Elections

    District and Citywide Councils offer Parents an Opportunity to Shape Education Policy. 325 Seats are Open for Election; All Parents are Encouraged to Run for a Seat

  4. 12/21/2016

    City Announces Teacher and Principal Evaluation Agreement with UFT, CSA

    New, rigorous evaluation system will continue City’s focus on developing better teachers and principals

  5. 12/14/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Annual Arts in School Report: Highest Number of Arts Teachers in Eleven Years, $30 Million Increase in Arts Investment Citywide

    Arts partner programs for English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities reached twice as many schools in 2015-16 school year. $30 million increase in arts education investment, in addition to annual $23 million investment

  6. 12/7/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Afterschool Reading Club Pilot

    Launch of first citywide literacy-focused after school effort in shelters. Reflects City’s work across agencies to meet needs of students and families

  7. 12/6/2016

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Fariña Celebrate Computer Science Education Week

    Part of national and global effort supported by more than 100,000 educators and 350 partners that encourages schools to celebrate computer science education. New York City’s Computer Science for All initiative will bring high-quality computer science education to every elementary, middle and high school by 2025

  8. 11/18/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces NYC Results on SAT Exams

    SAT School Day pilot drives substantial increase in participation of high school juniors. On last results for old SAT test, performance and participation remain steady

  9. 11/16/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Releases School Quality Reports, Announces Record High Percentage of Students Enrolling In College

    College Readiness Measures Improve to Record Highs. City Will Build on Progress through Equity and Excellence for All Agenda

  10. 11/4/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Appointment of Peter Quinn as DOE’s New Chief Information Officer

    Quinn will also oversee the development and enforcement of policy and procedures for information technology investments

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