Announcements

  1. 12/11/2019

    Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Carranza Announce 13 Million Dollar Grant To Strengthen Instruction For Multilingual Learners

    Five-year grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation facilitated through the Fund for Public Schools will help strengthen instruction for multilingual learners at 45 schools

  2. 12/11/2019

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Rename Queens Elementary School to Honor Hector Figueroa

    The Héctor Figueroa School opened at the start of the 2019-20 school year

  3. 12/11/2019

    Chancellor Carranza New York Yankees And Stonewall Inn Announce Second Annual Yankees-Stonewall Scholarship

    Application is open until March 1, 2020, and scholarships will be awarded to one senior from each borough

  4. 11/21/2019

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Announce Record High 48782 New York City Students Enrolling in College

    College enrollment hits record high of 62 percent of graduating students, an 11 percentage point increase since the start of this administration

  5. 11/13/2019

    Chancellor Carranza And President Grillo Announce Expanded Inspections And Remediation Of Common Spaces In Schools

    Cafeterias and libraries have been stabilized and will be remediated by the end of the school year

  6. 10/31/2019

    Mayor de Blasio Announces Start of Construction of New 306 Seat Steam Pre-K Center in Corona Queens

    Scheduled to open in Fall 2021, this state-of-the-art Pre-K Center will offer STEAM educational programming in partnership with the New York Hall of Science

  7. 10/22/2019

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Record 498 High Schools Participating in College Application Week

    Initiative promotes college and career culture across every borough

  8. 10/18/2019

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Eighth Annual Big Apple Awards Honoring Outstanding Teachers

    Students, Families, School Staff, and Community Members Invited to Nominate Outstanding Teachers from Across New York City

  9. 10/16/2019

    De Blasio Administration Announces Record Increases in School Internet Capacity

    Ten-fold increase in minimum speeds at all schools will support advanced instruction

  10. 10/10/2019

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Appointment of Julie L. Shapiro As Chief Executive Officer Of The Fund For Public Schools

    Experienced nonprofit leader will engage philanthropic community and expand opportunity for New York City’s 1.1 million students

  11. 10/4/2019

    De Blasio Administration Announces Community-Centered Public-Private Challenge to Open 20 New Schools and Transform 20 Existing Schools Across 5 Boroughs

    $32 million public-private partnership with initial support from XQ Institute and Robin Hood will transform learning at 40 schools

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