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2022 Yankees-Stonewall Scholarship winners standing at home plate in Yankee Stadium alongside DOE, Stonewall, and Yankees executives
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NY Yankees Award $50K Worth of Stonewall Scholarships for NYC Students

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, the New York Yankees partnered with the Stonewall Inn and the NYC Department of Education to award five of the City's high school seniors with college scholarships worth $10K each as part of our third annual Yankees-Stonewall Scholarship Initiative. Learn more about this year's scholarship recipients, and join us as we congratulate their success!
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Beyond the Classroom

NYC Teens: Get Free Access to Planet Fitness All Summer Long

From now until August 31, 2022, NYC teens aged 14–19 can work out for free at Planet Fitness clubs across the five boroughs. Learn more about the High School Summer Pass, and sign up for your free pass TODAY!
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Beyond the Classroom

Kids Can Get Free Meals All Summer Long

From June 28–September 2, 2022, NYC public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks across the five boroughs are offering free and nutritious breakfast and lunch to anyone who is 18 years old and under. Learn more about the DOE's Free Summer Meals program, and find service locations near you with our Find a Location search tool!
Chancellor David Banks (second from left), surprises Nethanial Colon (left) with a 2022 Big Apple Award
DOE Celebrations

Congratulations to Our 2022 Big Apple Award Recipients

The DOE has named 20 honorees for the City's tenth annual Big Apple Awards! Learn more about this year's outstanding honorees, and join us as we congratulate each of these educators for their incredible work inside and outside the classroom!
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Asian Pacific American Heritage MonthFeatured

Celebrate Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Throughout May

This month, New York City public schools across the five boroughs are celebrating Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month by reflecting upon the contributions of generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans throughout U.S. history. Join in on the celebration with our list of suggested events, digital resources, and books for students and New Yorkers of all ages!
May 6, 2022
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Featured

Secure Your Child’s Seat in Summer Rising 2022

NYC families with students currently in grades K–8 can enroll in Summer Rising, the City's free, full-day, academic and enrichment program for summer learning. Learn more about Summer Rising, including activities, supports, services, and eligibility requirements, and apply today to secure your child's spot!
April 26, 2022
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Beyond the ClassroomFeaturedStudent Opportunities

Get a Job This Summer Through SYEP (Updated)

Between now and May 6, NYC residents who are 14-24 years old and are legally allowed to work in the U.S. can apply for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), the nation's largest youth employment service! Learn more about SYEP, and apply today for your chance at obtaining an entry-level job in a variety of industries across the five boroughs! But hurry; applications are due by May 6, 2022!
April 12, 2022
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Apply for Pre-K Admissions by March 18!

Time is running out! NYC families with children born in 2018 have until Friday, March 18 to submit their 2022 Pre-K applications. Learn more about the City's Pre-K Admissions process, including eligibility requirements, availability, and program options, and complete your child's application TODAY.
March 17, 2022
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