What’s the College Application Process Like?

In celebration of Financial Aid Awareness Month, we asked high school seniors across the City to tell us a little about what applying to college has been like for them this year. Check out what they told us!

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Time to Give Thanks

On behalf of NYC Department of Education, we wish everyone a joyous and safe Thanksgiving holiday on November 22!

Weather Advisory: All NYC Public Schools Open on November 16

All City schools are open, but all field trips requiring yellow school buses are cancelled. Also, all PSAL activities, and all afterschool, adult education, and YABC programs are cancelled.

Joining the Pack

Now in its third year, the DOE’s popular Comfort Dog program is expanding to more NYC public schools this school year.

Reminder: Schools Closed on November 12

In observance of Veterans Day, NYC public schools are closed on November 12, 2018.

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Time to Get Cash for College

November is Financial Aid Awareness Month. Learn how City students and families can get help paying for college through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)!

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Time to VOTE

Election Day is finally here. Make sure your voice is heard by participating in today’s elections, and don’t forget to #flipyourballot!

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Fowl Play

See what’s ahead for NYC public schools in November 2018. Highlights include Election Day, Parent Teacher Conferences, and Thanksgiving Recess.

Applying for NYC’s Gifted & Talented Programs?

Learn more about the City’s Gifted & Talented (G&T) programs, and schedule your admissions tests by Friday, November 9!

Interested in New York City’s CTE High Schools?

Middle school students and their families are invited to learn more about NYC’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) high schools at the DOE’s annual CTE High School Fair on Saturday, October 27, 2018!