Chancellor Kicks Off NYC Reads 365 In Harlem And Citywide

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Fariña today announced the launch of NYC Reads 365, a new multi-year citywide literacy effort to promote a City that reads every day, in and outside of our schools. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Bilingual Advantage

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaBy Carmen Fariña NYC Schools Chancellor

I grew up speaking Spanish with my parents, who fled their native Spain during its Civil War and settled in Brooklyn. I didn’t know any English when I started kindergarten and the teacher marked me absent for six weeks because I didn’t understand her mangled pronunciation of my last name. Continue Reading →

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