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  1. 6/23/2022

    Chancellor Banks Announces Virtual High School Programs

    A School Without Walls Program will provide hybrid and fully virtual pathways for 200 rising 9th graders this fall

  2. 6/23/2022

    Mayor Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor David C. Banks Partner With Planet Fitness To Provide Free Summer Access to Fitness for All NYC High School Students

    The High School Summer Pass program gives NYC teens ages 14-19 the opportunity to work out for free all summer long

  3. 6/30/2021

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Porter Announce Record Number of 3-K for All Offers

    33,000 families receive 3-K for All offers as program expands across all 32 community school districts

  4. 6/28/2019

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Updated Transgender and First-Ever Gender Inclusion Guidelines For New York City Schools

    Students can change their name and gender on school records without legal documentation, families can self-report their child’s gender upon enrollment

  5. 6/20/2019

    Mayor de Blasio First Lady McCray and Chancellor Carranza Announce Major Expansion of Social-Emotional Learning and Restorative Justice Across All City Schools

    Partnership with Sanford Harmony program to expand Social-Emotional Learning support to all NYC elementary schools; 85 clinical social workers to provide earlier intervention for students in need; all high schools and middle schools to receive Restorative Justice training; NYC Schools to keep suspensions below 20 days in most cases except those that involve serious or violent incidents

  6. 6/13/2019

    Mayor de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carranza Announce Adoption of School Diversity Advisory Group Recommendations

    City will adopt 62 recommendations, announces first five districts receiving new school diversity grants

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