NYC Public Schools
The New York City Department of Education is committed to working collaboratively with parents, families, educators, and communitiesto improve student achievement and ensure that every child graduates from high school prepared for college, a career, and a future as a productive adult.
A former teacher and school leader, Chancellor Fariña is using her experience in the classroom to bring common-sense solutions to schools.She is establishing programs to strengthen ties between schools and communities,and is giving teachers and students the support they need to reach higher standards.
These programs and supports are building a system of schools centered on student learning. Along with strengthened partnershipsbetween parents, teachers, students, school leaders, and communities, these initiatives will ensure Strong Schools, Strong Communities, so that all students succeed.