Child watching a model train pass him by at the NY Botanical Garden's Holiday Train Show
Beyond the Classroom

Happy Holidays, NYC

Chancellor Richard Carranza and the NYC Department of Education wishes all of our students, families, staff members, and community partners a warm and wonderful holiday season.
Teacher leading a lesson while standing in the middle of a middle school classroom
Equity & Excellence for All

The Bronx Plan Expands

The DOE's ambitious Bronx Plan is now expanding to 70 more schools, including schools in areas like East New York and Far Rockaway. Learn how this teacher recruitment and retention initiative will help further prepare today's NYC students for tomorrow's workforce.
Lifeguard making adjustments to his observation tower on the beach
Beyond the Classroom

NYC Students: Become a Lifeguard This Summer

From now until January 2020, City residents who are 16 years of age or older can apply to join NYC Parks' Lifeguard Training Program for a chance to become a lifeguard at any of the City's beaches and pools this summer. Learn more about the program, and register for a Qualifying Test today!
Congressman John Lewis talking to students at the New-York Historical Society
Beyond the Classroom

Time to Get into ‘Good Trouble’

Civil rights activist and congressman, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), stopped by the New-York Historical Society to speak with NYC middle and high schoolers about the importance of student activism in the United States.

NYC Department of Education, 2019