Category: Joy of Learning

Make Your Summer a Page-Turner

Summer is the perfect time of year to read new books! Check out our age-appropriate list of books that City families can read all summer long.

A Day for Pride

For the third year in a row, NYC Department of Education students and staff members marched in solidarity with the LGTBQ community during the 2018 NYC Pride March. Check out some of our photos from this year’s march!

Join Us for NYC’s 2018 Disability Pride Parade

Celebrate NYC’s people with disabilities alongside the DOE with food, music, and fun on Sunday, July 15!

Summer Reading for All

This summer, all families of children enrolled in 3-K and Pre-K programs will receive three free books, and all NYC families will have free access to a digital library of over 6,000 titles.

Now Showing at the Met: P.S. Art 2018

From June 12–October 21, 2018, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting P.S. Art 2018, the museum’s annual showcase of artwork created by NYC’s public school students. Stop by the Met and see our students’ incredible work in person!

Celebrate Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) Pride Month. Check out the DOE’s commemorative list of books and websites for students of all ages!

Ferry Good Names

For the second straight year, NYC’s second graders got the chance to help NYC Ferry name its newest vessels. Check out photos from our winners’ celebratory ferry rides, and learn which names made this year’s cut!

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month. Get in the spirit of this cultural celebration by checking out the DOE’s suggested books and websites for students of all ages!

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Get in the spirit of this celebration by checking out the DOE’s suggested books and websites for students of all ages!

Poetry Season

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate the beauty and power of poetry throughout the rest of the year with our handy list of suggested titles for readers of all ages!