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 →

Op-Ed: A Path To College And Careers For All Children

By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

Navigating the college process can be challenging for students and their families. As the first person in my family to go to college, I know how stressful this process can be. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announces Teacher And Principal Evalutation Agreements From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, UFT President Michael Mulgrew, and CSA Executive Vice President Mark Cannizzaro announced an agreement on new teacher and principal evaluations starting in the 2016-17 school year. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Making A Difference Through The Arts

arts-final1By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

The arts can have an incredible impact on our kids’ lives, which is why when I became Chancellor, one of my goals was to ensure that every child in our City, regardless of their zip code or home language, has the opportunity to learn about and pursue the arts in a meaningful way. Continue Reading →