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  1. 2/9/2016

    Equity and Excellence: Chancellor Fariña Announces Progress on Reforms to Raise Achievement Across All Public Schools

    Initiatives to Ensure Rigorous Learning in Every Classroom and Prepare More Students for College and Careers are Underway

  2. 2/25/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Appoints Milady Baez as Deputy Chancellor for English Language Learners

    Baez is the first Deputy Chancellor to lead the DOE’s robust efforts to support ELLs. Efforts include expanding services for ELLs and professional development of teachers, school administrators and other school-based staff

  3. 2/13/2015

    City Announces School Climate Reforms

    Policy Changes Will Promote Safety and Dignity of All Students. Improved Policy to Continue Positive Trend of Declining Crime, Suspensions, Arrests and Summonses in City Schools. More than $5 Million Dedicated to Initiatives to Create Fairer, Safer, and More Supportive Schools for All Students

  4. 2/11/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Encourages Parents to Get Involved By Running For an Education Council Seat

    The 36 Community Education Councils include 32 District Councils and Four Citywide Councils, one each for High Schools, English Language Learners, Special Education and District 75. CCECs Offer Parents an Opportunity to Shape Educational Policies in their Districts and Make a Direct Impact in their School Communities

  5. 2/5/2015

    City Announces New Streamlined Pre-K Enrollment Process

    Under new process, families will submit a single application covering full-day pre-K in district schools and early education centers. Families will be able to make their pre-K decision earlier than ever before

  6. 2/21/2014

    NYC Department of Education Releases Record Results from the City’s First-Ever Online Kindergarten Application, Kindergarten Connect

    Nearly 48,000 Families Applied Online Through Kindergarten Connect Since January 13, 2014

  7. 2/12/2014

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Extension of the Kindergarten Application Deadline to Thursday, February 20th

    Parents Can Apply Online through Kindergarten Connect, on the Phone in over 200 Different Languages, or in Person at an Enrollment Office

  8. 2/12/2014

    Chancellor Fariña Announces the Appointment of Josh Wallack as Chief Strategy Officer

    Longtime Public Servant Chosen to Oversee Strategic Trajectory, Shift Focus Back to Instruction and Improving Our Schools, and Help Lead Implementation of Universal Pre-Kindergarten

  9. 2/12/2014

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Schools are Open Tomorrow

    All School Field Trips Are Cancelled

  10. 2/10/2014

    Chancellor Fariña Announces the Appointment of Maite Junco as Senior Advisor for Communications and External Affairs

    Longtime Journalist to Oversee the Department's Media Relations and Government Affairs Operations

Office of Communications and Media Relations

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