- September 18, 2014 : Middle School - Parent Conference
Middle schools will hold an evening event for parents.
*Schools may hold their Parent Conferences on non-citywide dates. Contact the individual school to confirm dates.
**Multi-session schools and District 75 School Programs are exempt from this additional conference. Schools will notify families accordingly if they are holding these events at their site.
- September 25, 2014 : Rosh Hashanah (Schools Closed)
Central offices are open
- September 25, 2014 - September 26, 2014 : Rosh Hashanah
These days remain a paid holiday for employees except for "prevailing wage rate employees" subject to Section 220 of the New York State Labor Law and managerial/confidential employees, i.e., pedagogic managers not covered by a collective bargaining agreement (even when receiving benefits through the CSA), all administrative managers, and employees in Original Jurisdiction (OJ) titles receiving benefits through the City of New York Management Benefits Fund (MBF). When they fall on weekdays, these days are scheduled as regular workdays for these specifically identified groups of employees. Those employees who need time off should request annual leave.
- September 26, 2014 : Rosh Hashanah (Schools Closed)
Central offices are open
- October 04, 2014 : Yom Kippur
In accordance with longstanding past policy and practice, the day of Yom Kippur (Saturday, October 4, 2014) is not scheduled as a holiday because it falls on a weekend.
Cultural and Social History
Designed for high school and college teachers and students,History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for teaching U.S. history.
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History & Culture.
The ASA provides information and support services to people with a scholarly and professional interest in Africa.
African-American History, Culture, and Black Studies Resources.
This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tales, weather folklore and ghost stories from each and every one of the 50 United States. You can read about all sorts of famous characters like Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Daniel Boone, and many more.
The site provides access to resources and lesson plans such as: History Matters, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, and Student Voices from World War II.
Your one-stop information resource and overview of the historical, demographic, political, and cultural issues that make up today's diverse Asian American community. You can think of Asian-Nation as an online version of "Asian Americans 101."
A site dedicated to hispanic-American history. It has received the following awards: Excellence in Education Awards Best for Educational Quality, Best Veterans/Military Site for the preservation of American history, for academic value, historic importance and service to veteran and military service persons. It is also Listed by Educational, Culture, Historical, Reenactment, Military, Veterans Organizations, Commonwealth Network Educational including Hispanic & Latino web sites, Listed by J. Bustamante Hispanic site.
Our CARTS Web site is a virtual extension of City Lore's educational programs and its National Network for Folk Arts in Education. As you explore the people, places, and traditions that turn communities into classrooms, stock your cart high with the many useful resources available inside.
The National Museum of the American Indian is the sixteenth museum of the Smithsonian Institution. It is the first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans.