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  1. 5/20/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Announces New School Data Tracking Tools to Drive School Improvement and Increase Accountability

    Principals and Teachers Will Use New Data Tools to Inform Planning and Decision-Making

  2. 5/15/2015

    Commencement Address of Chancellor Carmen Fariña Manhattanville College

    As prepared for delivery, Thursday, May 14, 2015

  3. 5/12/2015

    Chancellor Announces Election Results for Citywide and Community Education Councils

    Hundreds of parents selected to serve on 36 Citywide and Community Education Councils. 2,297 parent selectors voted – a 60% increase from 2013. 1,290 parents applied for a CEC seat – up from 729 in 2013. New member orientation and training is this summer, leadership training begins this fall

  4. 5/7/2015

    Chancellor, Microsoft, and NYU Polytechnic Announce NYC Summer STEM 2015

    Pilot Program Will Provide Hands-On STEM Opportunities for 1,200 Students. Microsoft Leading Supporter of Design and Implementation of Program

  5. 5/6/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Champions Strengthened Family Engagement

    Hiring over 40 Family Support Coordinators, one in each district, to support family outreach and community engagement. 40 minutes of weekly parent engagement for one-on-one time with teachers and families. Six Chancellor’s parent conferences held since Spring 2014

  6. 5/4/2015

    City Releases Community Schools Strategic Plan

    Across the City there are 128 Community Schools that have opened or initiated development during the 2014-15 school year

  7. 4/7/2015

    NYC Receives First Operation Americorps Funding to Support Transformation of Struggling Schools into Community Schools

    300 AmeriCorps members over two years to bolster capacity of City’s 128 new Community Schools, including 94 renewal schools

  8. 4/2/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Expansion of ASD Nest and Horizon Programs

    41 New Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Classes Will Open Next Year

  9. 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

  10. 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

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