Category: In the News

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.

NYC to Provide Extra $125 Million to City Schools

Money will be invested into schools’ Fair Student Funding, which is used to hire staff members, purchase educational resources, and support student and family activities.

Viking Raid

South Shore Educational Campus makes history by becoming the first City high school to have both its boys and girls’ basketball teams win PSAL AA Championships in the same season.

Heavy Hearts

Letter from Chancellor Fariña about the tragedy in Broward County, Florida.

Historic Marks for NYC’s Grad Rates

Thanks to improvements that have been made throughout NYC public schools, the City’s 2017 high school graduation rate is now the highest ever recorded in NYC history.

And the Grammy Goes To…

Congratulations to P.S. 48’s Melissa Salguero on winning The Recording Academy’s 2018 Music Educator Award!

We Have Liftoff

The DOE’s Space Center is one of NYC’s most exciting learning spaces for students in grades K–12. See how this facility takes STEM learning to new heights.

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 […]