Category: Equity & Excellence for All

Keep College in Mind

Mark your calendars: City schools will celebrate College Awareness Day on January 11, 2018.

Can You Hack It?

The DOE’s new CS4All Hack League pits middle and high school students from over 60 schools in a bracket-style, citywide coding competition.

NYC’s College Attendance Rate Hits All-Time High

Thanks to the DOE’s Equity and Excellence for All initiative, more City students than ever are prepared for college and are enrolled in postsecondary programs.

Time to Submit Those FAFSAs

November is Financial Aid Awareness Month. Learn how you can help make college more affordable today!

Safety & Respect for All

DOE launches new anti-bullying initiatives that enhance the services and supports that schools and families can use to prevent, report, or respond to bullying incidents that occur in NYC schools.

Time for #NYCGoPurple

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join City students and DOE staff members in the fight against partner violence by wearing purple on October 19!

NYC High Schools Celebrate College Application Week (October 16 – 20)

All week long, over 450 City high schools are hosting college-themed events and activities, including college application workshops, financial aid Q&As, alumni panels, college campus visits, and college awareness sessions for families.

Reaching 3-K for “All”

The DOE announces that its ambitious 3-K for All initiative will begin expanding to all five boroughs starting next year.

Moving On Up

The DOE’s AP for All initiative continues to gain steam as record numbers of NYC students took and passed Advanced Placement exams in 2017.

Access Granted

The DOE partners with the Sprint Foundation and the Fund for Public Schools to provide free wireless devices to over 30,000 City high school students.