Chancellor's Notes

Welcome Back to School!

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2016-17 school year and to the NYC Department of Education's (DOE) new blog, The Morning Bell! Ever since I was appointed Chancellor of NYC's public schools in January 2014, it has been my goal to improve City schools while strengthening the bonds they share with students, parents, and surrounding communities. And if there is one thing I have learned over the five-plus decades I have worked in education, it is that the best way to strengthen these bonds is by improving the way schools communicate about their work with the students, parents, and…
September 8, 2016