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Parent category for all posts that pertain to NYC public school families and educators, but concern opportunities, events, and locations that take place outside the classroom.

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Beyond the ClassroomBlack History MonthDOE CelebrationsFeatured

Witness Black History Throughout February

Throughout February, museums, libraries, universities, and other institutions are hosting events, organizing exhibitions, and sharing a variety of resources, including historical documents, videos, and photos, in support of Black History Month. Check out our listing of events and resources for February 2022, and join the celebration alongside your loved ones!
February 14, 2022
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Happy Birthday, Parent University

Over the past year, Parent University has helped thousands of City caregivers to take more of an active and collaborative role in their children's education. Learn more about this online learning and empowerment platform, and check out some of our upcoming course offerings!
November 24, 2021
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Beyond the ClassroomFeaturedRemote Learning

NYC Families: Save Money on Your Home Broadband Service

Thanks to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), New York City households with at least one student enrolled in City public schools can apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, which provides broadband internet service at a reduced cost to eligible households throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about this program, and start saving money on your monthly internet bill today!
October 15, 2021
Yankees and DOE Executives standing alongside the 2021 Yankees-Stonewall Scholarship Winners in front of the Stonewall monument in Monument Park in Yankee Stadium
DOE CelebrationsFeaturedIn the NewsStudent Opportunities

NY Yankees Celebrate Pride Month with $50K Worth of Scholarships for NYC Students

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, the New York Yankees partnered with the Stonewall Inn and the NYC Department of Education to award five of the City's high school seniors with college scholarships worth $10K each as part of our third annual Yankees-Stonewall Scholarship Initiative. Learn more about this year's scholarship recipients, and join us as we congratulate their success!
June 30, 2021
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