Frequently Asked Questions

 

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) serves more than 1.1 million students and their families in over 1,800 schools. We are committed to providing useful information to parents and families and offering them multiple opportunities to participate in our City's public school programs and initiatives.

The following documents are designed to explain the various programs and policies in New York City public schools. 


Special Education

Overview for families about the Special Education Reform.

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School Support
Read about how our schools are supported on a daily basis and how this support is meant to improve your child's education.
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Common Core
Read about the Common Core Learning Standards and how they relate to your child's education.
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Elementary School Enrollment
Read about the admissions process for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and gifted & talented programs.
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