2016: A Great Year for NYC Schools

With 2016 coming to a close and making way for 2017, we took the opportunity to  look back and reflect on what our schools, […]

Applying for Kindergarten? Get Your Applications In By January 13

Are you a parent with a child born in 2012? Did you know that in New York City, children are eligible for kindergarten in […]

The Month Ahead (January 2017)

(Editor’s Note: This post was updated on 1/5/17 to reflect January’s Community Education Council Town Hall meetings. For more information about CECs, visit our […]

City Schools Recognized for Their Service & Charity

Three City schools made the news for their charitable efforts this holiday season.

NYC: Your Gift for the Winter Break

With NYC public schools closed for Winter Break from December 26 – January 3, City students and their families have the wonderful opportunity to explore […]

‘Hope’ You Have a Wonderful Holiday Season

On behalf of the New York City Department of Education, we hope that each of you has a wonderful, peaceful, and joyous holiday season!

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 […]

2015-16 Annual Arts in Schools Report Released

Highest number of City arts teachers in 11 years; $30 million increase in arts investments citywide