News & Announcements


For anyone who has a DOE-loaned ipad, we have some important updates for you. It is essential that you take the actions below to ensure your child’s ipad is ready for use for return to school. The first day of school is only a few weeks away, and all students will be working remotely for at least a few days a week. Your child will need their ipad to be ready for learning for the fall.

Instruction Update for Families

Educators, staff, and everyone at the DOE, continue to work around the clock to prepare for a safe and healthy return to school in September. An important part of our planning depends on you!
Please click on the link for additional information and an important reminder as we head into September.

Health and Safety Update for Families

While the Department of Education continues to carefully monitor a constantly changing health landscape, one thing remains steadfast: their commitment to the health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff. This priority is the foundation of all of our policy moving into September.

Want to learn more about NYC schools plans for the 2020–21 school year?

Family and Student Information Sessions

The NYC Department of Education will be hosting virtual citywide Information sessions for students and families on Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 6:30-7:30 PM.
Register now! You can also select your preferred language (English, Spanish or Chinese) and submit a question.

Return to School 2020

Chancellor Richard Carranza is hoping you are having a restful summer so far, and staying healthy and safe. He is writing to you today to share important information about the fall, when school will start up again for the 2020-2021 school year.

Summer Reading!

We are
thrilled to announce the NYC Department of Education is providing more e-books and audiobooks for all ages available for free this summer to all
DOE families, and it’s easier than ever to access them.
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