Today, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña visited Social Studies classes at PS 150 in Queens, one of the 866 elementary and middle schools using the Department of Education's Passport to Social Studies curriculum. The Passport was introduced in the 2016-17 school year and has now been adopted by over 70 percent of the City's elementary and middle schools in its second year.
Today, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña joined students from the Bronx and Queens for a visit to the NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics (Space Center).
63 pre-K Dual Language programs will be offered in five languages across the City beginning in September 2018.
Record-high 61,800 juniors took the SAT in the first year of the citywide SAT School Day – up from 40,803 juniors last year
Chancellor Fariña Announces Annual Arts in School Report, Celebrating Record-High Number of Certified Arts Teachers Citywide
Report Shows $17 Million Increase in Arts Programming Across All Schools
New York City district schools will be open tomorrow, Friday, January 5, 2018. All field trips requiring yellow school buses will be cancelled. All other programs and activities will be held as scheduled.
Due to expected severe weather conditions, all New York City public schools will be closed Thursday, January 4, 2018. After-school programs, adult education, YABC programs, and PSAL activities are also cancelled.