Month: January 2018

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on 2/1

Join NYC public schools as we celebrate the joys of reading during World Read Aloud Day on February 1!

ESSA Time for Success

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the new federal education law for K–12 schools, will take effect this year. Learn all about ESSA, including what it will mean for City schools, at an ESSA Awareness Briefing in person or online.

And the Grammy Goes To…

Congratulations to P.S. 48’s Melissa Salguero on winning The Recording Academy’s 2018 Music Educator Award!

We Have Liftoff

The DOE’s Space Center is one of NYC’s most exciting learning spaces for students in grades K–12. See how this facility takes STEM learning to new heights.

Time to Build Your Leadership Skills

NYC public high school students in grades 10–12 can join the DOE’s Service in Schools Leadership Institute during Spring Recess. Apply by February 15!

Entering February’s Shadow

The Month Ahead (February 2018) — Highlights include Lunar New Year, Midwinter Recess, and the start of Pre-K Admissions.

Become an Animal Care Intern This Spring Break

This Spring Recess (March 30–April 6, 2018), NYC high school students in grades 10–12 can become animal care interns at the Genovesi Environmental Study Center. Apply by February 9!


Book of the Month (January 2018)

Two Languages, Multiple Opportunities

DOE announces the launch of 33 new Dual Language programs for pre-kindergarten students beginning in September 2018.