Category: Citizenship

Turning Students into STARs

Former NYC public schools teacher, Mark Grashow, was recently featured in the news for his work with his organization, Students Taking Action for Relief, which teaches students about the global refugee crisis while gathering aid and supplies for refugees across the globe.

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).

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!

Show Your True Colors

Join p.s. alumni, the first-ever network for former New York City public school students, and help us prepare City students for life after high school!

Turn Your 7th Grade Students Into UN Diplomats

From now until October 2, City teachers can apply on behalf of their seventh grade classes for the NYC Junior Ambassadors program.

Putting the “All” in College Access

When every student is given a shot to attend college and work towards their dreams, inspiring things can happen.

NYPD ‘Teams Up’ with NYC High Schools for Team Up! Tuesday

DOE and NYPD’s joint Team Up! Tuesday outreach program expands to City high schools for the first time ever.

DOE Expands Immigration Guidance for NYC Schools & Families

To ensure that all NYC children continue to learn in safe and nurturing environments, the DOE is providing City public schools with additional direction and support in response to immigration-related requests from federal agencies.

Supporting All of Our Students

All students have the right to attend public school, regardless of their immigration status, national origin, or religion.

New Yorkers: Support the City’s Future and Become a Mentor

Mayor de Blasio announces the NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative; seeks volunteers to mentor 40,000 high school students across 400 high schools by 2022.