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Hidden Voices: Reaching for the Stars with Mary Golda Ross

Our Hidden Voices series continues in honor of National Native American Heritage Month with our profile of Mary Ross Golda, the first Native American woman to become an aerospace engineer, and one of NASA's "Hidden Figures!"
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Beyond the Classroom

Celebrate Native American Heritage

Throughout November, NYC public schools are celebrating National Native American Heritage Month. Join us as we commemorate and honor the rich ancestry and traditions of our nation's "First Americans" with our list of suggested books and resources for students in grades 3-K through 12!
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The Month Ahead (November 2022)

See what's happening in NYC public schools this month, courtesy of our 2022–23 NYC Public Schools Calendar. Highlights this month include parent-teacher conferences, Election Day, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving Recess.
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Back to SchoolFeatured

That ‘New School’ Feeling

This September, five new public schools will be opening their doors to NYC students for the first time ever. Check out the five new schools opening for the 2022–23 school year, and learn more about our new learning pathway for high school students, A School Without Walls!
September 7, 2022
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DOE CalendarsFeatured

The Month Ahead (September 2022)

With summer vacation soon coming to an end, let's take a look at the NYC Public Schools calendar to see what's in store for City schools in September 2022! Highlights this month include the first day of the 2022–23 school year, parent-teacher conferences, and Rosh Hashanah.
August 31, 2022
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FeaturedPride MonthStudent Opportunities

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!
July 7, 2022
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