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Thank Your Favorite Educators Throughout Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8–12)

Join us all week long as we celebrate teachers across the five boroughs for their extraordinary service on behalf of City students! Use our official DOE All Stars web tool to send a note of appreciation to the teachers who have made a difference in your life!
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Vote in NYC’s 2023 Education Council Elections by May 9

From now through May 9, 2023, parents of current NYC public school students can vote in the 2023 Community and Citywide Education Council (CCEC) Elections. Learn more about this year's CCEC elections, and make your voice heard today!
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The Month Ahead (May 2023)

As we enter the last full month of the 2022–23 school year, see what's happening in NYC public schools in May 2023! Highlights include Parent-Teacher Conferences, Teacher Appreciation Week, and Memorial Day.
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Hidden Voices: Dr. Joanne Chory is Changing the World — One Seed at a Time

As our ongoing Hidden Voices series continues, we’re profiling Dr. Joanne Chory, an award-winning Lebanese American plant geneticist whose early work revolutionized plant biology and is now dedicating herself to the global fight against climate change.