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  1. 12/19/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Record Number of New York City Students Applied to CUNY for Free

    41,095 students saved $65 as a result of application fee elimination

  2. 12/12/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Record Citywide Investment in Arts Education

    Annual Arts in Schools Report shows $17 million increase in arts education spending, record number of arts teachers, record percentage of schools working with cultural partners

  3. 12/6/2018

    Chancellor Carranza and Mayor de Blasio Announce New Accessibility in Admissions Policy

    New admissions change will give students with accessibility needs priority at accessible buildings

  4. 12/4/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces 44 Percent Increase in Students Receiving Computer Science Education in 2017-18

    Record number of students receive Computer Science education

  5. 11/29/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces 47 New Career and Technical Education Programs Successfully Opened

    301 total programs across 135 NYC high schools are now reaching 64,000 students

  6. 11/29/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Record Number of New York City Students Enrolling in College

    Postsecondary enrollment hits record high of 59 percent

  7. 11/5/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Record 17 Billion Dollar Proposed Capital Plan

    Largest ever capital plan for Fiscal Years 2020-2024 dedicates $750 million for increased building accessibility, $8.8 billion for new seats and school buildings and accelerates roll-out of AC for All by one year

  8. 11/1/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Additional Supports for Students in Temporary Housing

    Additional $12 million investment brings total investment in targeted programs for students in temporary housing to $28 million

  9. 10/25/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Celebrates the Expansion of the Comfort Dog Program and the Launch of the Pre-Canine for All Training Program

    45 schools currently participating in program, expected to grow to approximately 60 this year

  10. 10/23/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Highlights New Addition to PS 19 in Corona

    New 844-seat addition in Corona replaces Temporary Classroom Units (TCUs) and is fully equipped with state-of-the-art music and art rooms, gymnasium and rooftop playground

  11. 10/23/2018

    Chancellor Carranza Announces 467 High Schools Participating in College Application Week

    Initiative promotes college and career culture across every borough