Category: Equity & Excellence for All

Physical Education Gets a Lift

NYC announces it will provide all City public schools with designated physical education spaces by 2021.

Diversity & Inclusion for All

DOE announces its Diversity in New York City Public Schools plan to increase diversity and inclusion across all City public schools.

Parent Coordinators: Paving the Path to College

As the DOE seeks to increase the number of NYC students who attend and graduate college, City parent coordinators are leading the way by getting families involved at the middle school level.

NYC Celebrates College Decision Day

Public schools across the City held events and activities on May 1 to celebrate NYC’s college-bound high school seniors.

NYC’s H.S. Juniors Ready to ‘Step’ Up for SAT School Day

For the first time ever, all of NYC’s high school juniors will be able to take the SAT for FREE on April 5.

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.

Highest-Ever Number of NYC Students Take and Pass AP Exams

City’s AP for All initiative increases the number of NYC students taking and passing at least one Advanced Placement exam to records levels; largest gains among Black and Latino students.

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.

Giving It the Old College Try

The DOE’s 2nd annual College Awareness Day was a complete success.