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Beyond the Classroom

Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month Throughout November

November is National Native American Heritage Month. Join NYC schools as we celebrate the rich ancestry and traditions of our nation's "First Americans" all month long with our list of suggested books, websites, and events for people of all ages!
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Beyond the Classroom

More Vaccines for 5–11 Year Olds Available at Select Schools Beginning November 17

Thanks to high demand, select NYC public schools will offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 5–11 year olds for two additional days beginning on Wednesday, November 17. See which schools are offering vaccines during these two new days, and help protect your loved ones from COVID-19 today!
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Reminder: Schools Closed on 11/11 for Veterans Day

All NYC public schools and offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in observation of Veterans Day.
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Upcoming Opportunities for Students (November 2021)

Learn more about the learning opportunities available to NYC public school students in November 2021, including career-building workshops, apprenticeships, guided nature lessons, and more!
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Happy Birthday, Parent University

Over the past year, Parent University has helped thousands of City caregivers to take more of an active and collaborative role in their children's education. Learn more about this online learning and empowerment platform, and check out some of our upcoming course offerings!
November 24, 2021
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NYC Families: Save Money on Your Home Broadband Service

Thanks to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), New York City households with at least one student enrolled in City public schools can apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, which provides broadband internet service at a reduced cost to eligible households throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about this program, and start saving money on your monthly internet bill today!
October 15, 2021
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