New Education Equity Action Plan’s pilot K-12 Black studies curriculum to launch in 2022

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell A group of legislators, non-profits, academics, and Black education advocacy groups gathered on September 19, 2021, at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem to formally unveil a new initiative: the Education … Read More

Prepare Your Young Learner with 3-K and Pre-K for All

Photo credit: Simone By Meisha Porter, New York City Schools Chancellor As educators, our job is to prepare our students for a successful, productive life, empowered with the skills they need to chase their dreams—and early childhood programs are where … Read More

NYC Schools Chancellor: Why I Dare to Dream Big

By Meisha Porter, New York City Schools Chancellor Photo credit: NYC Department of Education This week, I began leading the nation’s largest public school system. A school system that serves more than 1 million students—including, many years ago, me! I … Read More

Coronavirus: NYC schools closed until April 20, 2020, and remote learning launches on March 23rd

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced on March 15, 2020, NYC City schools will close starting March 16, 2020 and reopen following Spring Recess on Monday, April 20, 2020. During that period, NYC schools will … Read More