Month: March 2017

Announcing the new Zero Waste Schools (ZWS) Website & Awards!

In the fall, the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY), along with DOE and GrowNYC’s Recycling Champions Programs (RCP), launched a new social media platform […]

Seeking a Teaching Position in NYC? Apply by April 5

Submit an online application by Wednesday, April 5 in order to be considered for a teaching position for the 2017–18 school year.

Get to Know Your District’s CEC Candidates

The City’s Community and Citywide Education Council’s election season is underway; get to know the candidates running for your local CECs by attending a candidate forum in your school district between now and April 21.

Reminder: Complete the NYC School Survey by March 31

The 2017 NYC School Survey is now open, and parents/guardians of City public school students in grades pre-k through 12 are encouraged to share […]

Ready for This Year’s State Exams?

New York State’s ELA and Mathematics testing season is underway for NYC students in grades 3 – 8; learn more about the tests and heed some of our advice.

Winners Announced for DOE’s 2017 Cover Design Competition

This year’s winning cover design will be featured on the cover of the DOE’s 2018 High School Directory.

DOE Expands Immigration Guidance for NYC Schools & Families

To ensure that all NYC children continue to learn in safe and nurturing environments, the DOE is providing City public schools with additional direction and support in response to immigration-related requests from federal agencies.

DOE Releases the 2017–18 NYC School Year Calendar

Key dates include the First Day of School (Sept. 7, 2017), Thanksgiving Recess (Nov 23–24), and Winter Recess (Dec. 25–Jan 1, 2018).