With a growing number of English language learners and an expanding set of programs to assist them, IBO looked at shifts in placements at 1,512 traditional public schools over the four years from 2014-2015 through 2017-2018.
Many of the city’s highest-scoring students will likely attend one of the city’s nine specialized high schools. But many high-scorers—including some offered admission to a specialized high school—will attend other schools.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is now a Continuing Teaching & Leader Education (CTLE) sponsor approved by the New York State Education Department. Trout fishing season begins on reservoirs and streams in NYC watersheds.
Entries for the 33rd annual Water Resources Art and Poetry Contest are now being accepted. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Design and Construction are undertaking a $31 million infrastructure project to upgrade water mains in Washington Heights.
One of Mayor de Blasio’s earliest education initiatives sought to establish 100 “community schools” that provide a mix of academic and other supports to students and their families through partnerships with community-based organizations. By August 2018 there were more than 200 community schools.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) participated in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)'s "A Day in the Life of the Hudson & Harbor" educational event for over 300 public school students.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) celebrated its 34th Annual Employee Recognition Day. DEP and Trout Unlimited hosted a conference for educators participating in the Trout in the Classroom program.
The number of students in grades 6 through 12 suspended for breaking school rules has continued to decline in recent years as the City Council and the de Blasio Administration have fostered policies that promote alternatives to keeping students out of the classroom.