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NYC Public School Guidebook Now Available

The 2019–2020 edition of the NYC Public School Guidebook, the DOE's annual reference publication to NYC's public schools, is ready for City families. Download it here, or pick up your physical copy from your school or local Family Welcome Center today!
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Back to School

It’s Back to School Time

Chancellor Carranza welcomes students and families #BacktoSchoolNYC for the 2019–20 school year.
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Back to School

What it Takes to Open NYC Schools

Getting the largest public school system in the country ready for the first day of school is no easy task. Learn how the NYC Department of Education prepares 1800+ schools and 140,000 staff members for a successful school year!
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Back to School

Ready to Head Back to School?

Time to break out of Summer Mode! Check out our Back to School tips for students and families, and get ready for the first day of school on Thursday, September 5, 2019.