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  1. 6/20/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces District 3 Middle School Diversity Plan

    This is the first districtwide middle school diversity plan in New York City, and will prioritize 25 percent of seats for students from low-income families with lower academic performance in middle school admissions.

  2. 6/19/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Kicks Off Annual Summer Meals Program for All New Yorkers Under 18

    Meals available at nearly 1,200 sites across the City from June 27 to August 31

  3. 6/18/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Appointment of Lindsey Oates as Chief Financial Officer

    As Chief Financial Officer, Oates will oversee the DOE’s $25 billion annual operating budget and the allocation of resources across all schools and programs.

  4. 6/3/2018

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Announce Plan to Improve Diversity at Specialized High Schools

    Plan will increase enrollment of disadvantaged students, eliminate single admission test through new legislation 10 percent of specialized high school students are Black or Latino, compared to nearly 70 percent citywide.

  5. 6/1/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Celebrates First-Ever Citywide Public Schools Alumni Day

    p.s. alumni will bring over 400 former NYC public school students into classrooms across the city to discuss college and career readiness with over 10,000 students

  6. 6/28/2017

    Mayor De Blasio, Chancellor Fariña and City Officials Deliver Commencement Addresses to 2017 Graduates

    Heads of Agencies Speak to High School Seniors and Families, Deliver Personal Messages to Graduates across New York City

  7. 6/22/2017

    DOE Kicks Off Summer Meals Program, Bringing Free, Nutritious Breakfast and Lunch to NYC Children

    More than 7.5 million free, healthy meals will be distributed from June 29 to September 1 at nearly 1,100 sites in all 5 boroughs for students 18 years old and younger. Partnership with NYPD will bring summer meals to PAL Youth Police Academies PLAYSTREETS and Harmony Days

  8. 6/20/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 193 Middle Schools Will Join College Access for All Next Year

    Through College Access for All, Approximately 44,000 7th-Graders will Tour College Campuses Next Year. Part of Equity and Excellence for All Agenda Made Possible by Mayoral Control

  9. 6/6/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Releases Equity and Excellence for All: Diversity in New York City Public Schools

    School Diversity Plan is Next Step Towards More Diverse and Inclusive Schools and Classrooms

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