Chancellor Carmen Fariña Announces Revisions to the Proposed Capital Plan FY 2015-2019 That Would Add 7,000 Seats to Help Expand Full-Day Pre-Kindergarten and Reduce Class Size in Other Grades
Total Number of New Seats in the Proposed Plan Would Jump to Nearly 40,000 over Five Years
Veteran Educators to Lead Tweed into a New Era of School Support. New Leadership Will Renew Emphasis on Improving Instruction to Enhance Learning
Testimony of NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña Before the State Assembly Ways & Means and State Senate Finance Committees on the Proposed 2014-2015 Executive Budget
As Prepared for Delivery – Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Due to anticipated inclement weather conditions, afterschool programs and PSAL activities are cancelled today, Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
Chancellor Fariña Announces All New York City Public School Events and Activities Will Resume This Weekend as Scheduled
All Department of Education events scheduled for Saturday, January 4 and Sunday, January 5, 2014 will resume as normal, including PSAL and Gifted and Talented testing. Please continue to use caution when going outside.
New administration poised to make parents partners in the school system, de-emphasize high-stakes testing, implement universal pre-kindergarten and after-school for middle schoolers. A former New York City public school teacher, principal, superintendent and deputy chancellor, Fariña pledges to put focus on better performance across all schools