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  1. 9/6/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Unveils the Dock Street School for STEAM Studies

    New Building Provides 330 new seats in District 13. State-of-the-Art facilities include science lab, science demo room, a gymatorium, and a music suite with classroom space and separate practice rooms

  2. 8/2/2016

    Number of NYC Schools Designated as Persistently Dangerous Hits Record Low

    Amid New Safety and School Climate reforms, NYC sees 85% drop in schools designated as Persistently Dangerous

  3. 7/27/2016

    For the First Time, Over 1 Million Students, Teachers, and Parents Complete NYC School Survey

    Parents Continue to Express High Satisfaction with City Schools

  4. 7/13/2016

    Chancellor Fariña, UFT & CSA Announce New PROSE Schools for 2016-2017 School Year

    16 schools to join Progressive Redesign Opportunity Schools for Excellence Program (PROSE). Additional 34 schools join first cohort of PROSE Pathways Program

  5. 7/5/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Celebrates the 2016 Remarkable Graduates

    138 Graduates and Families Honored at Citi Field

  6. 6/23/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Winners of the 2016 Big Apple Awards

    Students, Families, School Staff, and Community Members Submitted Over 4,600 Nominations

  7. 6/16/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces First 100 High Schools to Implement College Access for All in 2016-17

    100 schools will receive over $3.5 million in direct funding, as well as ongoing support from a college-planning coach and training to build a college-going culture. Part of City’s reforms to increase equity and excellence across all public schools

  8. 6/15/2016

    DOE Kicks Off Annual Summer Meals Program to Provide Free Breakfast and Lunch to Children Across NYC

    More than 8 million free, healthy meals will be distributed from June 29 to September 2 at nearly 1,100 sites in all 5 boroughs for those 18 years old and younger

  9. 6/15/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Appointment of Howard Friedman as General Counsel

    Prior to joining the New York City Law Department, Friedman worked, among other things, as a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society

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