Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Espaillat And Others Announce 69 New Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and others today announced the expansion of the Community Schools Initiative to 69 new schools this September, 2017. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Kicks Off Annual Borough Arts Festivals

Chancellor Fariña today kicked off the third annual Borough Arts Festivals, a series of visual and performing arts events in each borough that provide platforms for nearly 2,700 students from over 460 schools to showcase their work from the school year. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announced Four New Student Success Centers From Harlem To Hollis

Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced four new Student Success Centers (SSCs) – college and career planning hubs – opening citywide as part of College Access for All, a key initiative in the Equity and Excellence for All Agenda. Continue Reading →

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Announce ICE And NYC Schools

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Bill de Blaso, Carmen Farina, and others talk about the Council policy that states clearly and unambiguously–ICE can’t come in without a warrant signed by a judge. Period. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Kicks Off Summer In The City Applications From Harlem To Hollis

Chancellor Fariña today kicked off the application period for Summer in the City (SITC) enrichment programs that offer students hands-on, STEM-oriented, and college-aligned curricula, as well as educational visits to New York City cultural institutions. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Kicks Off 11th Annual NYC School Survey From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today kicked off the 11th annual NYC School Survey of public school students, parents, and teachers from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

There’s One More Week To Apply To Pre-K For Families From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Education is extending the Pre-K Application deadline – families have until March 3, 2017, to apply to pre-K! Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Get A Jump-Start With Pre-K For All From Harlem To Hollis

BNYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

Our city’s Pre-K for all program offers our youngest learners an opportunity to develop their social skills, explore science, learn routines, and build their vocabulary. Continue Reading →

de Blasio And Farina Support Mentoring Event On MLK Day

NYC Service, in partnership with New York City Football Club, today hosted its Annual Speed Mentoring Event at the Club’s office in midtown Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Mark National Mentoring Month

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Chief Service Officer Paula Gavin today marked National Mentoring Month by launching the NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative to increase mentoring opportunities for high school youth across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →