Category: Joy of Learning

Turn Kids into Reading Superheroes

Help children of all ages, reading levels, and interests discover the joy of reading with our New York Comic-Con-inspired list of graphic novels!

Let’s Hear from You

Are you a DOE parent who identifies as LGBTQ? Consider joining the DOE’s first-ever focus group for LGBTQ parents, and make your voice heard!

Time to Celebrate Latinidad

September 15–October 15 is National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month. Be a part of this month’s festivities with our handy list of suggested books, websites, and events for people of all ages!

Ready for Parent Teacher Conferences?

NYC’s public schools are hosting their first set of Parent Teacher Conferences in September 2018. Check out September’s conference schedule, and consider some of our conference tips and sample questions to make the most out of this month’s conferences!

R-E-G-I-S-T-E-R for the 2019 Daily News Spelling Bee

NYC public school teachers, principals, and staff members can register their schools for the 2019 Daily News Spelling Bee! But don’t buzz around; apply by Friday, November 2.

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!