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Hidden Voices: Reaching for the Stars with Mary Golda Ross

Our Hidden Voices series continues in honor of National Native American Heritage Month with our profile of Mary Ross Golda, the first Native American woman to become an aerospace engineer, and one of NASA's "Hidden Figures!"
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Beyond the Classroom

Celebrate Native American Heritage

Throughout November, NYC public schools are celebrating National Native American Heritage Month. Join us as we commemorate and honor the rich ancestry and traditions of our nation's "First Americans" with our list of suggested books and resources for students in grades 3-K through 12!
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DOE Calendars

The Month Ahead (November 2022)

See what's happening in NYC public schools this month, courtesy of our 2022–23 NYC Public Schools Calendar. Highlights this month include parent-teacher conferences, Election Day, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving Recess.
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What’s ‘Fair Student Funding?’ Register for Our October Virtual Sessions!

On October 11 and 12, the NYC Department of Education is hosting public virtual presentations to discuss the City's "Fair Student Funding" (FSF)—the main source of money for most NYC public schools. Register today for any of our four scheduled virtual sessions to learn how FSF works and to see how NYC principals typically decide how and when to spend their schools' FSF money!
October 7, 2022
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HS Students: Apply to Join the DOE’s Youth Leadership Council by 10/11

Are you an NYC public high school student who is interested in climate change and wants to make a difference? Know a City high schooler who wants to learn more about sustainability and climate action while developing their leadership and networking skills? The DOE's Office of Sustainability is recruiting new members for its Youth Leadership Council (YLC)—learn more about the YLC, and apply for a spot by October 11, 2022!
October 6, 2022
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DOE CalendarsFeatured

The Month Ahead (October 2022)

See what's happening in NYC public schools this month, courtesy of our official 2022–23 NYC Public Schools Calendar. Highlights this month include Yom Kippur, Italian Heritage/Indigenous Peoples Day and the start of NYC's 2022–23 middle and high school admissions processes.
October 4, 2022
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