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  1. 5/12/2022

    Mayor Adams, Chancellor Banks Announce Comprehensive Approach to Supporting Students with Dyslexia

    First-Ever Investment to Support and Screen Dyslexic Students in New York City History. Announcement Comes on Heels of News That NYC Will Host World Dyslexia Assembly in Spring 2023.

  2. 5/9/2022

    Mayor Eric Adams, Chancellor Banks Announce Lifting of COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Proms

    Vaccine Requirement for Attending Graduation Previously Lifted

  3. 5/28/2021

    Chancellor Porter Announces Record High Percentage of Families Receive Offer to One of Their Top Choice Pre-K Programs

    91 percent of families receive offer to one of their top three choices; 77 percent receive first choice offer

  4. 5/24/2021

    A Recovery For All Of Us: Mayor De Blasio And Schools Chancellor Porter Announce Historic Return To School For All New York City Students In September

    Marks the lifting of pedagogical hiring restrictions, rollout of new staffing programs to recruit and hire new teachers, and reopening town halls

  5. 5/17/2021

    Chancellor Porter Announces Expansion of Schools Serving Halal Meals Pilot Program

    Pilot program expansion adds 11 schools certified to serve halal meals, for a total of 43 schools citywide

  6. 5/14/2021

    Chancellor Porter Launches Five-Borough Family Engagement Forums

    Over the next month, forums will be held in all five boroughs to gather feedback and answer questions from school communities on the Executive Budget and school reopening

  7. 5/10/2021

    Chancellor Porter Launches the 15th Annual NYC School Survey

    Students, parents, and staff members can complete the survey until June 11