Month: September 2018

Young Toddler Running Away from Camera Towards Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Season

See what’s ahead for NYC’s public schools in October 2018. Highlights include Columbus Day, the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, and admissions fairs for the City’s elementary, middle, and high schools.

NYC’s Spring 2018 Math & ELA Test Results Released

NYC families can see how their children performed on last spring’s State exams by looking up their test scores on the NYC Schools Account web application.

Community Community School Director Kathleen Shamwell (left) stands alongside Principal Irene Sanchez (right) of P.S. 15 in Manhattan.

In Community We Trust

Join us as we honor our Community Schools’ hardworking directors during Community School Coordinators Appreciation Week (September 24–29).

Young girl planting a seed in a large planter

See What’s Growing at the First Annual Brooklyn School Gardens Crawl

Join the Garden Train, District 15’s school gardens consortium, for a day of free, family-friendly activities on September 29!

Students holding "VOTE" buttons for voter registration

Are You Registered to Vote?

Election Day is on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Make sure you and your loved ones are registered TODAY in order to make your voice heard in November!

Let’s Hear from You

Are you a DOE parent who identifies as LGBTQ? Consider joining the DOE’s first-ever focus group for LGBTQ parents, and make your voice heard!

Stop by your local public library in NYC on September 29 for Fall Open Houses!

Time to Explore Your Local Library

On September 29, NYC libraries are hosting Fall Open Houses. Stop by your nearest branch to learn more about the services provided by City libraries!

When Gardens Become Classrooms

Through the New York Restoration Project, NYC’s public school teachers can provide their K–8 students with hands-on environmental education in City parks and community gardens this fall. Learn more and apply today!

Bronx Educator Named “Teacher of the Year”

The New York State Board of Regents honors Alhassan Susso of International Community High School in the Bronx with the State’s 2019 Teacher of the Year award!

Time to Celebrate Latinidad

September 15–October 15 is National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month. Be a part of this month’s festivities with our handy list of suggested books, websites, and events for people of all ages!