Month: May 2018

Ferry Good Names

For the second straight year, NYC’s second graders got the chance to help NYC Ferry name its newest vessels. Check out photos from our winners’ celebratory ferry rides, and learn which names made this year’s cut!

Learn to Ride a Bike This Summer

Children, ages 5 and up, can take FREE group classes in NYC Parks that will get them riding independently in no time. Register TODAY!

DOE Sends 3-K Offers to Families

Over 5,000 students will be attending NYC’s 3-K programs in fall 2018, up from 1,500 last year.

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month. Get in the spirit of this cultural celebration by checking out the DOE’s suggested books and websites for students of all ages!

Make Your Voice Heard

May 21 is Student Voter Registration Day. Help today’s students become tomorrow’s engaged citizens by spreading the word about their right to vote!

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Get in the spirit of this celebration by checking out the DOE’s suggested books and websites for students of all ages!

Pressing Questions

Chancellor Carranza hosted his first-ever reporter roundtable/Q&A event at DOE headquarters for student journalists from over 40 NYC high schools.

Congratulations to Our 2018 Big Apple Award Winners

As Teacher Appreciation Week comes to a close, the DOE names 17 honorees for the City’s sixth annual Big Apple Awards.

NYC Teachers Honored on “The Tonight Show”

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day, Jimmy Fallon of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” invited 200 NYC teachers for a special teacher-centric episode!

DOE Sends Pre-K Offers to NYC Families

Record high percentage of City families who applied for pre-kindergarten earlier this year are receiving offers to their top choices for fall 2018.