Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced 600 students from 74 high schools have participated in the first year of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Industry Scholars Program.
By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña The power of dance, music, theater, and visual arts can impact our kids tremendously. As a teacher I saw this firsthand in the classroom when I incorporated the arts into my lessons – students beamed and were instantly engaged.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that the registration period for this year’s Summer in the City (SITC) – which provides free, full-day summer programming for students in grades 2-12 – is now open.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the launch of the 12th annual NYC School Survey, available online and in print in 10 languages for students, parents and staff members to complete by March 23, 2018.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the launch of 33 new pre-K Dual Language programs across the City this fall, more than doubling the number of existing programs from 30 to 63.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced a record-high 61,800 high school juniors taking the SAT exam, a 51 percent increase from last year.
Chancellor Carmen Fariña today released the 2016-17 School Quality Reports and announced New York City’s highest-ever postsecondary enrollment.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the launch of new anti-bullying initiatives to better serve students and families, and also ensure schools are providing safe and inclusive learning environments in every school building.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that language access services for families from Harlem to Hollis tripled during the 2016-17 school year, compared to the previous year.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the expansion of 3-K for All to six more community school districts across all five boroughs.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor [easyazon_link identifier=”0325060924″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Carmen Fariña[/easyazon_link]today announced New York City students’ gains on State English and math exams. In 2017, 40.6 percent of students met proficiency standards in English, a 2.6 point increase from 38.0 percent last year.
Mayor Bill de Blasio (right), Police Commissioner James O’Neill and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that the 2016-17 school year was the safest school year on record, with an 18 percent decrease in major crime since the 2014-15 school year.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, and CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken today announced that 36,336 students took advantage of the CUNY fee elimination when applying to college for the 2017-18 school year.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that College Access for All will add eleven middle school districts – 193 middle schools – for the 2017-18 school year.
Chancellor Carmen Fariña today released Equity and Excellence for All: Diversity in New York City Public Schools.