Re: Expansion of School Serving Halal Meals Pilot Program
More information on how to access halal meals can be found at https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/food/community-meals.
Chancellor Porter Launches Family Engagement Forums
Forums will be held in each borough on the following dates:
Staten Island – Monday, May 17, 2021
Manhattan – Monday, May 24, 2021
Queens – Thursday, May 27, 2021
Brooklyn – Monday, June 7, 2021
Bronx – Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Families can register for the forums online at learndoe.org/chancellor. At the time of registration, participants will be asked if they want to ask a question or provide a comment during the event about a number of categories, including health and safety, special education, fall 2021 school reopening, social emotional learning, and more. Each forum will be recorded and posted learndoe.org/chancellor so that school communities may access them at any time. Interpretation services will be available at every forum.
Chancellor Porter Launches the 15th Annual NYC School Survey
The survey is available to all members of school communities online at NYCSchoolSurvey.org. All survey responses are due by June 11, and the parent and student surveys are available online in ten languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu. Families without online access should contact their school for assistance. Some schools requested and received printable versions of the survey and will be in touch with their families about filling them out in person.
Mayor de Blasio, Chancellor Porter, DYCD Commissioner Chong announce innovative Summer Rising plan. Summer Rising will provide hands-on academic support & enrichment opportunities as well as critical childcare services.