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Preparing for a Safe Return to School

As New York begins its recovery from the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, NYC public schools are preparing for in-school instruction this fall. Learn more about the health and safety protocols that the NYC Department of Education will be implementing across all City public schools for the 2020–2021 school year.
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DOE Connected

Finding the ‘Right Angle’ to Teaching Remotely

As our #DOEconnected series continues, we catch up with a 2020 Big Apple Award-winning teacher who talks with us about how she has adapted her in-person instructional practices when she transitioned to remote instruction last spring.
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DOE Celebrations

Once More for the Class of 2020

After a school year unlike any other, thousands of students are graduating from City schools this August. Watch Chancellor Carranza mark the occasion with a special message for the latest members of NYC's Class of 2020!
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DOE Connected

When Creativity and Camaraderie Prevail

When NYC schools transitioned to remote learning this past spring, many wondered how schools could maintain a sense of "community" for their students, staff members, and families. As our #DOEconnected series continues, we catch up with a 2020 Big Apple Award-winning teacher who talked about her methods for maintaining close relationships with students and colleagues in an era of social distancing.
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Hablamos Your Language!

On Thursday, May 28, the DOE, Univision 41, and the Hispanic Federation will host an education phone bank for Spanish-speaking families seeking answers to questions about remote learning, school food services, mental health support, and other DOE services. Learn more about this opportunity, and tell a friend!
May 27, 2020

NYC Department of Education, 2019