The 2021–2022 calendar for New York City's public schools is here! Available in 10 languages, you can now begin planning around next school year's important dates, including the First Day of School, Winter Recess, and Spring Recess.
From May 1–11, parents of current NYC public school students can vote in the 2021 Community and Citywide Education Council (CCEC) Elections. Learn more about this year's CCEC elections, and make your voice heard today!
This spring, the NYC Department of Education and Elevate Education are teaming up to provide City families with free online support workshops. Learn more about these workshops, and register your virtual seats TODAY!
Earlier this year, the DOE's Office of Sustainability awarded over $700K in grants to NYC public schools in support of school-wide projects that support environmentally-friendly initiatives. Learn more about these grants, and congratulate this year's winning programs!
With the end of the school year fast approaching, NYC's high school seniors and their families have important decisions to make about their futures. Learn more about the DOE's resources and upcoming online events for students and families that can help you make a smooth transition into life after high school.
Summer Rising is New York City's new free summer program for City students in grades K–12. Learn how this new in-person program will combine academics with fun enrichment programming, and get ready to register beginning on Monday, April 26, 2021!
New York State's ELA, Math, and Science testing season will soon be underway for NYC students in grades 3 – 8; learn more about this year's tests, and decide whether State testing is right for your child this school year.
NYC families now have a little more time to switch their students to in-person learning for the rest of the 2020–21 school year! Opt your child to in-person learning by Friday, April 9, and get your child back in the classroom for the remainder of the year!
Another opt-in window will begin next week for all families! 3K, Pre-K, Elementary, and District 75 Elementary students who opt-in will begin returning to school buildings in April; details to come on middle and high school student start dates.
From March 8–12, NYC public schools will celebrate the DOE's third annual Civics Week. Learn more about Civics Week, including our Student Voter Registration Drive and Project Soapbox, and help encourage City students to become active and informed members of their communities!
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