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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 2/25/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Appoints Milady Baez as Deputy Chancellor for English Language Learners

    Baez is the first Deputy Chancellor to lead the DOE’s robust efforts to support ELLs. Efforts include expanding services for ELLs and professional development of teachers, school administrators and other school-based staff

  7. 2/13/2015

    City Announces School Climate Reforms

    Policy Changes Will Promote Safety and Dignity of All Students. Improved Policy to Continue Positive Trend of Declining Crime, Suspensions, Arrests and Summonses in City Schools. More than $5 Million Dedicated to Initiatives to Create Fairer, Safer, and More Supportive Schools for All Students

  8. 2/11/2015

    Chancellor Fariña Encourages Parents to Get Involved By Running For an Education Council Seat

    The 36 Community Education Councils include 32 District Councils and Four Citywide Councils, one each for High Schools, English Language Learners, Special Education and District 75. CCECs Offer Parents an Opportunity to Shape Educational Policies in their Districts and Make a Direct Impact in their School Communities

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