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  1. 1/17/2017

    Mayor De Blasio and Chancellor Fariña Announce Opening of Pre-K Applications

    All Families with Children Born in 2013 Can Apply to Free, Full-Day, High-Quality Pre-K Starting Today. City Introduces New Pre-K Quality Snapshot to Give Families a Clear, Concise Resource on Each Program. 2015-16 Assessment Data Shows NYC Programs’ Improvement on Par with Nationally Recognized Pre-K Programs

  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. 1/25/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Opening of Pre-K Applications

    All Families with Children Born in 2012 Can Apply Starting Today, Online, Over the Phone, or In Person at a Family Welcome Center. Applications Open a Month Earlier Than Last Year – Giving Families More Opportunities to Find the Right Program

  5. 1/24/2016

    Weather Advisory

    All schools will be open

  6. 1/21/2016

    Chancellor Announces Partnership with Operation Warm to Give New Winter Jackets to 13,000 Students in Community Schools and Family Shelters

    11,000 Elementary Students in Community Schools Will Receive Free Winter Jackets. Remaining 2,000 Jackets Will Be Distributed at Family Shelters Across the City. Donations Target Students in Temporary Housing

  7. 1/11/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Expansion of Language Access Services

    9 New Positions at the Field Support Centers and Affinity Groups to Hold Schools Accountable for Language Access Services. All Schools Getting Direct Access to Over-the-Phone-Interpreters, Expanding Services After Business Hours as of December 2015. Translation and Interpretation Services Expanded for Citywide and Community Education Councils

  8. 1/11/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Graduation Rate Over 70 Percent for Class of 2015

    Graduation Rate Rises to 70.5%, a 2.0 Percentage Point Jump Compared to Last Year

  9. 1/22/2015

    Chancellor Carmen Fariña's Remarks on Strong Schools, Strong Communities

    Chancellor Fariña’s remarks as prepared

  10. 1/22/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Streamlined School Support System to Lift Struggling Schools and Increase Accountability

    New structure to align support and supervision, and provide equitable guidance to hold struggling schools accountable

  11. 1/21/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Creation of New Office of Community Schools

    Nonprofit and Public Sector Leader Christopher Caruso Will Lead Efforts to Expand Transformative Community Schools Model in New York City

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