Chancellor Meisha Porter announces health and safety measures for the 2021-22 school year

Chancellor Meisha Porter announced on August 26, 2021 additional details regarding the health and safety measures in place for the 2021-22 school year. Last year, a peer-reviewed medical study found that a student or staff member participating in in-person learning in New Y ork … Read More

NYC Schools Chancellor Porter is hosting virtual forums for parents through June 9

Over the next month, forums will be held in all five boroughs to gather feedback and answer questions from school communities on the Executive Budget and school reopening From May 17 to June 9, 2021, NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter … Read More

NYC Schools will reopen for students from 3-k to grade 5 and District 75

Photo credit: NYC Department of Education Students in 3-K and Pre-K programs, as well as those in grade k through grade 5 who have opted for in-person learning will return to school buildings on Monday, December 7, and schools serving … Read More

NYC Health + Hospitals is offering free back to school vaccinations

Photo credit: Raw pixel In New York City, all children from 2 months to 18 years of age must get vaccinated in order to attend childcare or school. To avoid children falling behind on their vaccine schedule, NYC Health + … Read More

The Black Academic Excellence marches for more funding for Black students and an end to school-to-prison pipeline

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Black Academic Excellence, a local group based in Harlem advocating for more funding for Black students and for the disruption of the school-to-prison pipeline, held a march and rally on July 5, 2020 in … Read More