Category: Joy of Learning

NYC: Where Careers Are Made

Throughout January, City high schools celebrated Career Exploration Month, and we caught up with two schools to see how they helped students discover and decide upon their career paths.

NYC H.S. Students: Get a Job or an Internship This Summer

Attend the DOE’s First Annual Summer Enrichment Program Fair on January 28 to learn more about student employment opportunities this summer.

Who Let the Dogs Out?

DOE launches Comfort Dog Pilot program at 7 schools to help provide students with social-emotional and physical support.

Did Someone Say, #MannequinChallenge?

The DOE just reached its 100,000th follower on its official Facebook page, and to celebrate this milestone, we rounded up a few DOE staffers […]

NYC Museums: Bringing Art and History to Life for Students

Did you know that museums are not only fun but also teach children about life—past and present? Just ask the Bronx elementary and middle […]

Neil Sarkar and Katerina Corr, eighth-graders at East Side Middle School in Manhattan, discuss the value of GSAs at a City Council hearing.

Changing the World, One School at a Time

A District-Wide Effort to Expand Gender and Sexuality Alliances Neil Sarkar sat at a table inside the New York City Council Chambers at City […]

NYC Students: Become Champions of Inclusion

Are you a New York City public school student who has worked to make your community and school environment more inclusive? Are you a […]

Celebrate National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month!

Every year between September 15 and October 15, Americans across the United States celebrate National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month in honor of the histories, cultures, and […]

There’s No Day Quite Like the First Day of School

For all of us who attend, deal with, or work for New York City’s public schools, the first day of school is the most important day […]

The Cutest Video You’ll See Today

The beginning of a new school year is always an exciting time for our students, and this year is no different. And while there […]