Grad Rates for Public Schools Continue to Rise

Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced that New York City’s four-year high school graduation rate hit a historic high in 2016 – […]

Weather Advisory: All NYC Public Schools Closed on February 9

Due to expected severe weather conditions, all NYC public schools will be closed. Afterschool, adult education, YABC, and PSAL activities are also cancelled.

DOE Celebrates Black History Month

“What you refer to as Negro [black] history is nothing more than the missing pages of world history.” – Arturo Schomburg

Missed the Select Recruits Early Hiring Program Deadline?

Commit to teaching in the Bronx by February 15, and secure an early teaching position for September 2017.

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.

Supporting All of Our Students

All students have the right to attend public school, regardless of their immigration status, national origin, or religion.

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.

DOE Redesigns Specialized High Schools Admissions Test for Fall 2017

New test is a better reflection of what City students actually learn in the classroom; scoring and admissions criteria for City’s specialized high schools remain unchanged.