Category: Public Schools 101

The Year Gets Ruff

In observance of the Lunar New Year, NYC public schools are closed on Friday, February 16.

Tell Us About Your Schools

Are you an NYC public schools parent, student, or staff member? Complete the DOE’s 2018 NYC School Survey between now and March 23, 2018, and help us improve schools and programs across the City!

Love is Respect

Join NYC schools throughout Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month to help prevent and stop abusive relationships among teens.

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.

3-K for Even More

With NYC’s 3-K for All Admissions process kicking off on February 5, we are excited to announce that this program will be expanded to four more City school districts!

ESSA Time for Success

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the new federal education law for K–12 schools, will take effect this year. Learn all about ESSA, including what it will mean for City schools, at an ESSA Awareness Briefing in person or online.

Entering February’s Shadow

The Month Ahead (February 2018) — Highlights include Lunar New Year, Midwinter Recess, and the start of Pre-K Admissions.

Two Languages, Multiple Opportunities

DOE announces the launch of 33 new Dual Language programs for pre-kindergarten students beginning in September 2018.

Ready for Pre-K Admissions?

Have a child born in 2014?Then mark your calendars: NYC’s admissions process for free, full day pre-kindergarten begins on Monday, February 5!