Chancellor Fariña Announces Record Number Of Interpretation Services For Families

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. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces $750,000 Investment Tackling Rat Hot Spots Uptown

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a $750,000 investment dedicated to tackling rat hot spots on the Upper West Side. Continue Reading →

Administration For Children’s Services Releases A “Foster Parent’s Guide To Education”

The New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) today released its Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) today released its ACS Foster Parent’s Guide to Education, a valuable guide specifically made for foster parents to help them in navigating the city’s public school system. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Working Towards College Access For All From Harlem To Hollis

By Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

Like many New Yorkers, I was the first in my family to go to college. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announce Students’ Gains In English And Math Exams

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. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Carmen Fariña Announces Students Participating In Internship Program

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. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Farina, O’Neill Announce Safest School Year Ever From Harlem To Hollis

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. Continue Reading →

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