Category: In the News

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.

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.

Welcoming Displaced Students from the Caribbean

Dear Families: We are deeply saddened and concerned about the widespread devastation in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other Caribbean islands in […]

A Letter from the Chancellor about the Tragedy in the Bronx

Dear Students & Families: We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of one of our students today at the Urban Assembly School for […]

On the Stairway to Success: M.S. 577 in Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s M.S. 577 serves as a great example of what is possible when teachers, administrators, and parents collaborate to create a supportive, innovative, and team-oriented school culture.

A Story of Renewal: Pan American International H.S.

Since joining the Renewal Schools Program, Pan American International High School in Queens has improved its attendance and graduation rates while becoming a safe, supportive, and collaborative institution for students and teachers alike.

A Story of Renewal: P.S. 154 in the Bronx

Thanks to the DOE’s Renewal Schools Program, schools like P.S. 154 are rapidly improving across the City.

Grad Rates for Public Schools Continue to Rise

Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced that New York City’s four-year high school graduation rate hit a historic high in 2016 – […]

City Schools Recognized for Their Service & Charity

Three City schools made the news for their charitable efforts this holiday season.