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  1. 3/30/2015

    DHS Commissioner, Schools Chancellor, and NYC Service Partner With Scholastic To Launch Literacy Program In 20 DHS Shelters, Serving Over 4,000 Children

    Scholastic Inc. donates hundreds of books to 20 DHS shelters for the use of school-age residents. Four external literacy organizations and the New York Public Library have partnered with DHS and DOE to implement and support the pilot program

  2. 3/23/2015

    Chancellor and GE Foundation Announce Innovative CTE And STEM Initiatives

    $3.2 Million of Existing Investment Will Support Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pilot Program and Enhanced STEM Teacher Training, including for Renewal School. GE Foundation Funds STEM Instruction and CTE to Prepare Students for College and Competing in the Global Economy

  3. 3/18/2015

    Chancellor Announces Sharp Increase in Parent Participation in CEC Elections, Second Phase of Process Starts This Week

    1,290 parents applied for a CEC seat – up from 729 in 2013. Candidate forums will be held from March 18 to April 18 in every school district

  4. 3/10/2015

    Chancellor Fariña and City Council Education Committee Chair Daniel Dromm Congratulate Record 55 ‘Respect For All’ Schools

    Respect for All is an initiative that schools engage in throughout the school year and its goal is to combat bullying as well as harassment

  5. 3/9/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Appointment of Borough Field Support Center Directors

    Former Superintendents, Network Leaders, Principals, and Operations Leaders Will Serve Critical Role in Streamlined School Support Structure

  6. 3/4/2015

    Mayor De Blasio and Chancellor Fariña Designate Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha Official School Holidays

    For the first time in the 2015-16 school year, all public schools will close on September 24 in observance of Eid al-Adha. For summer school starting in summer 2016, schools will close in observance of Eid al-Fitr

  7. 3/3/2015

    Chancellor Announces Increase in Prose Applications

    This program empowers educators to take bold steps and think outside the box to deliver a high-quality education for their students and put them on the path to college and careers

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