• NYC Youth Speaks

    NYC Youth Speaks is a civic engagement initiative for public school students and young people from across the city to have their voices heard.

  • Striving for Justice

    Read the Chancellor's letter to all staff about the recent events in New York City and across the country.

  • Race and Equity

    In light of the most recent events concerning the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and a very long list of others, the moral fiber of our country has been tested once again.

  • Arts Education

    Learn about the Arts Education programs for schools.

  • Civics for All

    Civics for All, an initiative that launched in Spring 2018, provides resources, programming, and professional learning to all NYC schools.

  • Digital Citizenship

    In accordance with Federal and State regulations, teachers must annually educate students in grades K–12 about appropriate online behavior, including responsible use of social networking sites and cyberbullying prevention.

  • Computer Science for All

    Computer Science for All (CS4All) will ensure that all New York City public school students—with an emphasis on female, black, and Latino students—learn computer science (CS).

  • District 79

    District 79 is New York City’s Alternative Schools District​.

  • English Language Learners Programs and Services

    The Department of Education provides bilingual programs both Transitional Bilingual Education and Dual Language, to strengthen students’ native language development and content knowledge while they build their social and academic English skills.

  • NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program

    In partnership with our nonprofit partner, NYC Kids RISE, this free program will provide incoming kindergarten students with NYC Scholarship Accounts including the first $100 deposit into each account, opportunities to earn additional rewards and access to Community Scholarship, as well as supporting financial education and college and career readiness activities.


    The PROSE program enables schools who have a demonstrated record of effective school leadership, collaboration, and trust to implement innovative practices outside of existing rules.

  • Inclusive Student Opportunities and Resources

    For NYC students with and without disabilities who are interested in building inclusive school communities

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