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Blended Learning

Switch to In-Person Learning by April 9

NYC families now have a little more time to switch their students to in-person learning for the rest of the 2020–21 school year! Opt your child to in-person learning by Friday, April 9, and get your child back in the classroom for the remainder of the year!
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Blended Learning

Opt-In to In-Person Learning Today!

Another opt-in window will begin next week for all families! 3K, Pre-K, Elementary, and District 75 Elementary students who opt-in will begin returning to school buildings in April; details to come on middle and high school student start dates.
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Welcome Back All Over Again

NYC high schools will reopen for in-person learning beginning on Monday, March 22, 2021. Learn more about the DOE's reopening plans, including weekly COVID-19 testing procedures and in-person schedules.
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Celebrate Civics Week 2021 Beginning March 8

From March 8–12, NYC public schools will celebrate the DOE's third annual Civics Week. Learn more about Civics Week, including our Student Voter Registration Drive and Project Soapbox, and help encourage City students to become active and informed members of their communities!
FeaturedHigh School Admissions

Applying for NYC’s Specialized High Schools?

The clock is ticking! Students interested in applying for fall 2021 admission to any of New York City's eight testing Specialized High Schools have until Friday, January 15 to register for this year's Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT), while students applying to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts need to register for auditions by Tuesday, February 23.
January 14, 2021
Beyond the ClassroomFeaturedIn the News

Notes and Support for the Events of 1/6

Following the disturbing events that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, Chancellor Richard Carranza sent DOE staff members a passionate and heartfelt letter of support. See what Chancellor Carranza has to say to NYC educators regarding the events of 1/6, and take a look through some of the academic and mental health resources that are now available to teachers, students, and families.
January 11, 2021
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