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  1. 2/4/2019

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Announce 47 New Pre-K Dual Language Programs Across Every Borough

    Applications for free, full-day, high-quality Pre-K and 3-K for All open today

  2. 2/15/2018

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 346 High Schools Participating in Career Exploration Month

    Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that 346 high schools are participating in Career Exploration Month this February, a citywide effort to help students identify career interests and learn about the postsecondary paths needed to pursue those careers. This is the second year of Career Exploration Month; last year, 253 high schools participated.

  3. 2/15/2018

    Letter from Chancellor Carmen Fariña on the Tragedy in Florida

    I write today with a heavy heart after the school shooting in Broward County, Florida. I am heartbroken for the students and families directly impacted

  4. 2/12/2018

    Chancellor Fariña Launches 12th Annual NYC Public School Survey

    Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the launch of the 12th annual NYC School Survey, available online and in print in 10 languages for students, parents and staff members to complete by March 23.

  5. 2/3/2018

    Mayor de Blasio Speeds up 3-K For All Rollout and Announces 4 New Districts

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that 3-K for All will expand to four more community school districts over the next three years, increasing the City’s commitment to fully funding free, full-day, high-quality 3-K from eight community school districts by 2020 to 12 community school districts.

  6. 2/3/2018

    Mayor de Blasio Announces Record High Graduation Rate

    Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City’s 2017 four-year high school graduation rate is the highest on record – 74.3 percent. The dropout rate is now at its lowest ever – 7.8 percent.

  7. 2/1/2018

    Chancellor Fariña Visits Afterschool Reading Club

    Today, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña visited the Afterschool Reading Club (ARC) - a literacy enrichment program for elementary school students living in shelters - at the Albemarle Family Residence in East Flatbush. The Chancellor and Department of Homeless Services Associate Commissioner Cassandra White made the visit to celebrate World Read Aloud Day and read No, David! to children and families.

  8. 2/28/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Citywide Bilingual Expansion - Bringing 68 New Programs to Schools This Fall

    New Programs Will Increase Educational Rigor, College Readiness and Parent Engagement Efforts for Students. First Ever Bilingual Program in Urdu to Open in Brooklyn. Schools Receive Funds for Resources and Training for Bilingual Staff

  9. 2/16/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces $3 Million Investment in Classroom Libraries through Universal Literacy Initiative

    Through Universal Literacy, 103 reading coaches are strengthening literacy instruction at all 107 elementary schools in Districts 9, 10, 17, and 32. Equity and Excellence for All agenda building path from Pre-K to college and careers

  10. 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

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