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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 6/13/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 63 High Schools to Offer New Advanced Placement Courses for 2016-17 Through AP for All

    AP for All Initiative Will Support New Courses and Training and Support for Educators and Students. 35 of the Selected Schools Currently Have No AP Courses

  6. 6/13/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Kicks Off College Access for All – Middle School

    Starting this fall, over 150 middle schools will organize college visits and student and parent college workshops. Pilot at 22 middle schools across the City includes visits, student and parent workshops before the end of the school year

  7. 6/9/2016

    City Announces New Initiatives to Increase Diversity at Specialized High Schools

    Six New Initiatives to Provide More Outreach, Tutoring, and Opportunities for Underrepresented Students to Enroll in Specialized High Schools

  8. 6/1/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Kicks Off First Citywide Parent Conference For Mandarin Speakers

    Mandarin parent conference to focus on summer learning and services for English Language Learners & library resources. Second citywide parent conference in Spanish on June 15 at Central Brooklyn Public Library

  9. 6/1/2016

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Over 200 Schools Participating in Computer Science for All for 2016-17

    City implements first Computer Science for All expansion as part of its agenda for equity and excellence in all public schools. Expansion includes full-year or multi-year computer science sequences at 67 schools

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