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 →

Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announce Five Times More Students Applied For CUNY

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. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announces Middle Schools Will Join College Excess For All In 2018

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. Continue Reading →

Op-ed: Creating Environments For Success From Harlem To Hollis

By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

School buildings are more than just structures made up of hallways and rooms, they are hubs for communities; and students and educators across New York City consider them a second home. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Farina Releases Equity And Excellence For All Plan From Harlem To Hollis

Chancellor Carmen Fariña today released Equity and Excellence for All: Diversity in New York City Public Schools. Continue Reading →

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 →