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  1. 9/29/2022

    Chancellor Banks Announces Admissions Process Built on Community Feedback

    After significant engagement with families and the community, changes to admissions practices aim to make the process easier and more intuitive for families. Screening process for middle and high schools will reward students for classroom success. New accelerated-learning high schools coming to South Bronx, Southeast Queens, Ocean Hill-Brownsville.

  2. 9/28/2022

    Chancellor Banks Announces Partnership With Northwell Health To Provide Student Internships

    As part of New York City public schools’ Student Pathways Initiative, Northwell Health is hosting up to 150 internships for 12th graders, providing feedback on career and technical education curriculum and supporting student instruction in career-connected learning.

  3. 9/15/2022

    Chancellor Banks Announces Partnership With the Dominican Republic to Hire Bilingual Educators

    The hiring of 25 educators from the Dominican Republic establishes a new pipeline of diverse, bilingual educators prepared to serve students across the city.

  4. 9/12/2022

    Mayor Adams, Schools Chancellor Banks Announce Historic Public-Private Partnership for Career Readiness and Modern Youth Apprenticeship Program

    Student Pathways Lays Strong Foundation for All NYC Public School Students, Creating Pathways to Rewarding Careers and Long-Term Economic Security. Initiative Includes Historic Public-Private Partnership Dramatically Expanding Career-Connected Learning and Opens up Apprenticeships for 3,000 NYC Students at Some of NYC's Largest Employers

  5. 9/2/2022

    Chancellor Banks Re-Organizes Central Staff & Resources To Better Support Students

    The re-assignment of approx. $100,000,000 in resources is a result of Chancellor Banks’ focus on putting Department of Education directly in support of students and schools.

  6. 9/15/2021

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Porter Celebrate Launch of Universal NYC Baby Bonds

    Historic expansion of NYC Kids RISE Save for College program to reach 70,000+ kindergarteners each year

  7. 9/10/2021

    Statement From Chancellor Porter on Remembering 9/11

    A statement from Chancellor Porter, remembering 9/11.

  8. 9/23/2019

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Efforts To Accelerate Learning And Instruction For 2019-20 School Year

    Highlights Instructional Leadership Framework & New Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Efforts

  9. 9/5/2019

    Mayor and Chancellor Celebrate Equity and Excellence First Day of School With 3-K Now in All Five Boroughs

    Bronx Plan already showing results with almost no teacher vacancies in participating schools in high need communities

  10. 9/3/2019

    Chancellor Carranza Announces Classroom Remediation For Students Under Six Complete

    Cafeterias and libraries will be tested and remediated this year as part of enhanced protocols

  11. 9/26/2018

    Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Announce NYC Students Continue to Outperform NY State on English Exams and Continue to Close Gap on Math Exams

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced that New York City students are outperforming New York State on State English exams, and are continuing to close the gap with the State on State math exams. New York City students outperformed the State on State English exams for the first time ever in 2016 and have now done so for three years in a row.