• 2022-2023 Department of Education School Year Calendar

    Visit the Department of Education  2022-23 School Year Calendar Page to get a quick view on important dates and translated, printable versions of the calendar.

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  • P-EBT Card Lost or Damaged??

    Call EBT Customer Service 1-888-328-6399 to request a replacement card, check your balance, or activate (PIN) a card

    Complete the NYS P-EBT contact form to request a replacement card and for troubleshooting
    Additional Information:
    Visit this website:
    NYS P-EBT Helpline: 1-833-452-0096
    P-EBT FAQ's:

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  • P-EBT Card Information

    All NYC public school students who were enrolled in school during the month of June 2021 are automatically eligible for a P-EBT payment of $375.
    • No application or registration
    • Regardless of income or immigration status
    • Does not affect any other benefits or public charge
    • Did NOT have to be enrolled in summer school 2021
    • 2021 graduates will receive the benefit
    New York State will automatically issue P-EBT to an active SNAP/EBT card, a Medicaid card, or a P-EBT card.
    Please OPEN the attached informational flyer.

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  • Register for Parent University from The Department of Education

    The DOE’s Parent University seeks to educate and empower all families from early childhood through adulthood, with free courses, resources, events, and activities. Parents can register for free training on a wide range of topics, including adult education, student social-emotional learning, and special education. Visit

    Please view the attached registration flyer.

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  • Check out this NEW website: Wide Open School

    This newly launched site provides learning activities for students to complete independently at home, or with their families. Activities are available in all subjects and grades, and in all languages via Google Translate.

    Families can use the information to do the following:

    * Access an overview of the units their children are studying throughout the year, in grades K-8; high school units will be added soon.

    * Engage with their child on what is taught at school;  Find support for learning at home, like tips for keeping children focused, as well as information about using online learning tools;  Assist with conversations at parent-teacher conferences; Locate after-school activities.

    To learn more about tools and resources available on Wide Open School, visit

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  • Labor Day

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  • Evening Parent-Teacher Conference

    More info to come...

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  • Rosh Hashanah


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  • Rosh Hashanah

    Schools Closed

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