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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.
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What’s ‘Fair Student Funding?’ Register for Our October Virtual Sessions!

On October 11 and 12, the NYC Department of Education is hosting public virtual presentations to discuss the City's "Fair Student Funding" (FSF)—the main source of money for most NYC public schools. Register today for any of our four scheduled virtual sessions to learn how FSF works and to see how NYC principals typically decide how and when to spend their schools' FSF money!
October 7, 2022
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HS Students: Apply to Join the DOE’s Youth Leadership Council by 10/11

Are you an NYC public high school student who is interested in climate change and wants to make a difference? Know a City high schooler who wants to learn more about sustainability and climate action while developing their leadership and networking skills? The DOE's Office of Sustainability is recruiting new members for its Youth Leadership Council (YLC)—learn more about the YLC, and apply for a spot by October 11, 2022!
October 6, 2022
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The Month Ahead (October 2022)

See what's happening in NYC public schools this month, courtesy of our official 2022–23 NYC Public Schools Calendar. Highlights this month include Yom Kippur, Italian Heritage/Indigenous Peoples Day and the start of NYC's 2022–23 middle and high school admissions processes.
October 4, 2022