Month: May 2018

Know Something? Say Something!

All NYC students can help keep their schools safe! If any student becomes aware of a threat, tell an adult or call 311 (or 911 if it is an emergency).

Go Back to School on Alumni Day

On Friday, June 1, public schools alumni across NYC will go back to their old high schools to speak to today’s seniors about life after graduation.

Hello, Summer

See what’s ahead for NYC schools in June 2018. Highlights include Anniversary Day, Eid al-Fitr, Regents Exams, and the last day of the 2017–18 school year.

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.