Category: Equity & Excellence for All

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.

NY State Releases Test Results from NYC’s Spring 2017 Math & ELA Exams

City students improve upon last year’s State math and English test results; increased student proficiency percentages reflect City’s investment in DOE’s Equity and Excellence for All agenda.

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.

College Access for All Program Expands to 175 More High Schools

In total, 214 NYC high schools will participate in the DOE’s College Access for All program in 2017–18.

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.