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DOE Calendars

DOE Adds Vacation Day to 2019–2020 School Calendar

To better accommodate families' needs during the 2019 holiday season, New York City public schools will now be closed for Winter Recess beginning on Monday, December 23, 2019. Schools will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020.
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DOE Calendars

The Month Ahead (October 2019)

Check out the DOE's official School Calendar for October 2019. Highlights include Yom Kippur, Columbus Day, College Application Week, and the start of the DOE's middle and high school admissions processes.
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College Access for All

Time to Get Money for College

The new 2020–21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available. Secure money for college by submitting your FAFSA application today!
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DOE Celebrations

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

September 15–October 15 is National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month. Be a part of this month's festivities with our handy list of suggested books, websites, and events for people of all ages!

NYC Department of Education, 2019