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We Are DOE: Kyle Pierre, CTE Teacher Apprentice

For the latest installment of our ongoing "We Are DOE" series, we're featuring Kyle Pierre, a Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher apprentice at the Academy of Innovative Technology in Brooklyn
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Upcoming Opportunities for NYC Students in Spring 2020

New York City offers loads of learning opportunities for students of all backgrounds across the five boroughs, including enrichment programs, career-training workshops, paid internships, and more. Check out some of the opportunities available to NYC students throughout spring 2020!
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Creating Safe and Supportive Learning Spaces for NYC Students

The Morning Bell accompanied Chancellor Richard Carranza on a school visit to see what restorative justice and social-emotional learning looks like for NYC public school students.
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Community Schools

Community Schools are Working!

One of the most important educational initiatives of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has been the creation of Community Schools. Growing in number from 45 in 2014 to 267 today, NYC Community Schools partner with local community-based organizations (CBOs) to serve the whole child. That includes expanded learning programs, mental and other health-related services, and family empowerment opportunities. A big new study by the RAND Corporation shows just how successful New York City’s Community Schools are for their students, significantly improving attendance, school safety, and graduation rates.Those outstanding results are gratifying but not really surprising. After all, in order to…

NYC Department of Education, 2019