News & Announcements

Community Education Council Voting Begins!

History begins today!

Beginning Saturday, May 1, for the first time, parents will have the ability to make a direct impact in our school community by voting in the Education Council Elections.

2021–2022 School Year Calendar

This is the 2021–22 school year calendar for all K­­–12 NYCDOE public schools. If your child attends a private, parochial, or charter school, please contact your child’s school for information about their calendar.


Summer is about to get a whole lot more exciting for students!

Beginning on Monday, April 26, New York City families can start signing up for Summer Rising, the City’s free summer program for any child in grades K–12 who wants to participate.

A Family Letter from Meisha Porter, NYC School Chancellor

".....we are so focused on creating welcoming, loving
environments for all our children. We want to make sure that each child doesn’t just hear, but feels that they are important. We want them to feel that their teachers and school community value their past and present experiences, as well as their dreams for the future."

Register for Parent University

Parent University is designed to empower you as an advocate and partner in your child’s education. All New York City parents and family members are welcome to enroll!

Update for Families from the Chancellor

Dear Families,
I hope you and your families are keeping safe and healthy. I’m writing today with some important news. After three years leading the DOE, I will be stepping down as Chancellor in March.

The Fall 2020 School Experience Survey Closing Soon

Your feedback on remote learning, technology, how the Department of Education is communicating, and the health and safety in our schools will help us plan both remote and in-person learning. If you need help completing the survey, please call 311. The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, February 5, 2021.
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