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Welcoming Displaced Students from the Caribbean

Dear Families: We are deeply saddened and concerned about the widespread devastation in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other Caribbean islands in the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma. Our hearts go out to those who have lost so much. As many New Yorkers prepare to welcome displaced relatives and friends into their homes, we stand ready to welcome their children into our schools. We want to be clear that New York City’s public schools are open to students in need, whether they arrive with or without documentation needed to register, such as a birth certificate that may…
September 28, 2017