Category: Public Schools 101

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.

Access Granted

The DOE partners with the Sprint Foundation and the Fund for Public Schools to provide free wireless devices to over 30,000 City high school students.

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 […]

Ruffing It

The DOE’s popular Comfort Dog program is now active at nearly 40 public schools across New York City.

Applying for G&T Programs?

Learn more about applying to New York’s Gifted & Talented (G&T) programs for exceptional students in grades K–3

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.

Cuando padres y niños son compañeros de clase

No dejes de leer el artículo sobre la interesante Iniciativa de Aprendizaje de Inglés en Familia, ¡nuestra primera publicación en español!

Now Serving: FREE LUNCH

DOE announces that school lunch will be free for every NYC public school student beginning September 7

When Parents Become Classmates

Through the DOE’s new pilot program, the Family English Initiative, non-English speaking parents can obtain English language instruction alongside their children in grades K–2.