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 →

Chancellor Fariña Annoounces Arts In School Rport From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Fariña today released the 2015-16 Annual Arts in Schools Report, highlighting a record 11 year-high in the number of certified arts teachers, as well a substantial increase in arts programming for English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities. Continue Reading →

South Harlem’s STEM Institute Saved By Public Support

school-harlemSouth Harlem’s PS 241 — also called the STEM Institute of Manhattan — will stay open despite a last-minute attempt by the city to dissolve the school. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem Parents Apply To Kindergarten Today

kindergarten-photo1As of today, November 30th, 2016 the kindergarten application process is officially underway! All students born in 2012 who currently live in Harlem or in Hollis Quuens are eligible to attend kindergarten in September 2017. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announces NYC Results On SAT Exams From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the participation and performance results of New York City students on the SAT exam.   Continue Reading →