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

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. Continue Reading →

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Op-Ed: Building Strong Schools Through Community Engagement

By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

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With over 50 years of experience as an educator, I know that it truly takes a village to deliver for students. In each school community, that village is made up of teachers, administrators, support staff, outside partners and of course, families. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Expanding Bilingual Programs For Our Youngest Learners From Harlem To Hollis

By Chancellor Carmen Fariña

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When it comes to our children’s education, the sooner we start the better. An extra year of education can change the course of a young life. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announces 33 New Pre-K Dual Language Programs From Harlem To Hollis

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.

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Harlem ‘Sex Spa’ Principal Back On The job

NY Post reports that a Harlem principal yanked from his post earlier this year when he rewarded staffers by bringing them to a notorious Queens bathhouse is back on the job — and the city is fighting the decision in court. Continue Reading →

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Chancellor Fariña Announce Expansion Of Vision Partnership Warby Parker

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and Senior Advisor Gabrielle Fialkoff today announced an expansion of the City’s vision partnership with Warby Parker. Continue Reading →

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Chancellor Farina Announces Reforms To Strengthen And Expand Anti-Bullying Program From Harlem To Hollis

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. Continue Reading →

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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 →

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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 →

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

By Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

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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 →

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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 →

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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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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 →

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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 →

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

By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

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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 →