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Big Apple Awards

Nominate Your Favorite Educator for the 2021 Big Apple Awards

Show your appreciation for your favorite teachers and college counselors by submitting your nominees for the City's ninth annual Big Apple Awards by Sunday, January 10, 2021!
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Blended Learning

Register for In-Person Learning by November 15

From November 2–15, 2020, NYC public school students who are currently in remote-only instructional settings can switch to in-person learning for the 2020–2021 school year. Learn more about Blended Learning and the DOE's Learning Preference Form, and make your selection by November 15!
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Random COVID-19 Testing in NYC Schools Begins in October

As part of the NYC Department of Education's ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of City students and staff members this year, the DOE is partnering with City health agencies to provide random, in-school COVID-19 testing of students and staff members beginning in October 2020. Learn more about the City's school testing plan, and please fill out our testing consent form on your child's behalf to help ensure the safety of your child's school community this year.
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Complete the 2020 Census Today

Time is running out to complete the 2020 Census! Secure New York City's future by taking 10 minutes to fill out the Census online TODAY!

NYC Department of Education, 2019