Summer is the perfect time of year to catch up on reading. Help your kids avoid summer learning loss by encouraging them to check out our book suggestions, courtesy of the NYC Public Schools Literacy Collaborative's 2023 Guide to Summer Reading!
High school students: it's time to start training for your next PSAL season! This summer, all New York City students entering grades 9–12 in September 2023 can sign up for any of PSAL's High School Summer Sports and Fitness Programs taking place at participating sites! Learn more about PSAL's new summer training program, and register today for any of the two training session periods scheduled this summer!
From June 28–September 1, 2023, select NYC public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks across the five boroughs are offering free and nutritious breakfast and lunch to anyone who is 18 years old and under. Learn more about the DOE's Free Summer Meals program, and find service locations near you with our Find a Meal Location search tool or by texting "NYCFood" to 304-304 (Message and data rates may apply).
From now until August 31, 2023, teens aged 14–19 can work out for FREE at Planet Fitness locations across the five boroughs! Learn more about Planet Fitness' High School Summer Pass '23, and sign up for your free summer membership today!
NYC high school students—stop by our annual Youth Climate Career Expo on June 22 where you can learn about green career paths and industries, talk to professionals about their experiences, network with other students, and learn about volunteer and internship opportunities available this summer and beyond!
Since 2017, NYC Kids RISE's Save for College Program has helped NYC public elementary school students and their families save over $19 million towards college and career training. See how the Save for College program has helped to encourage students at P.S. 166 in Queens to develop valuable financial skills that will serve them well now and in the years to come!
From college prep programs and virtual field trips, to career conferences, NYC students have access to several outstanding learning opportunities as we head into the summer season. Learn more about some of the great programs, events, and activities available for NYC students in grades 9–12 over the next several weeks, and see how students can be a part of any of them today!
From now through May 9, 2023, parents of current NYC public school students can vote in the 2023 Community and Citywide Education Council (CCEC) Elections. Learn more about this year's CCEC elections, and make your voice heard today!
Between now and April 14, 2023, NYC residents who are 14-24 years old and are legally allowed to work in the U.S. can apply for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), the nation's largest youth employment service! Learn more about SYEP, and apply today for your chance at obtaining an entry-level job in a variety of industries across the five boroughs! But hurry; applications are due by April 14, 2023!
NYC students entering grades K–12 in September 2023 can apply now for free summer camps, workshops, and other learning opportunities through our STEM Matters NYC programs! Learn more about these outstanding summer enrichment programs in science, technology, engineering, and math, and submit your application by Wednesday, April 26!
From internships and apprenticeships, to learning workshops and paid jobs, there are thousands of outstanding opportunities available for NYC students this season. Check out some of the great programs, events, and activities available for NYC students in grades K–12 over the next several weeks, and see how you can be a part of any of them today!
Parents/guardians with children in City public schools can apply to run for seats on NYC's Community and Citywide Education Councils (CCEC) during the 2023 CCEC election season this spring. Learn more about the CCEC Election process, including eligibility guidelines and key dates, and submit your application by the new extended deadline on Thursday, February 23, 2023.
This Spring Recess (April 10–14, 2023), STEM Matters NYC is offering NYC students in grades K–8 exciting and hands-on STEM camps in locations across the five boroughs. Learn more about this year's available programs, including ecology, space science, and zoology, and submit your application by Friday, February 10, 2023!
Beginning January 9, 2023, parents of current New York City public school students can run for seats on any of the City's 36 Community and Citywide Education Councils (CCECs). Learn how to get involved, and apply to serve by February 13, 2023!
Throughout November, NYC public schools are celebrating National Native American Heritage Month. Join us as we commemorate and honor the rich ancestry and traditions of our nation's "First Americans" with our list of suggested books and resources for students in grades 3-K through 12!
Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled throughout November. Learn more about these upcoming conferences, and check out our tips and suggested questions to make the most out of your conversations with teachers!
Time is running out to claim your 2021 Child Tax Credit (CTC)! If you haven't filed your taxes in 2022 and are eligible to receive a CTC, you can still claim up to $3,600 per child in your household. Learn more about the CTC, and submit your claim by November 15, 2022!
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