NEW YORK – As part of the New York City Department of Education’s (NYCDOE’s) gold standard approach to health and safety, Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Meisha Porter today announced additional details regarding the health and safety measures in place for the 2021-22 school year. Last year, the multi-layered measures implemented by the NYC DOE made schools some of the safest places to […]
Misinformation and a fear of missing out on work are preventing residents from getting the COVID-19 vaccine in the geographically isolated neighborhood of Far Rockaway, Queens.
By Meisha Porter and Dr. Dave A. Chokshi In early July, we were elated to welcome students to classrooms for Summer Rising, the City’s free summer academic and enrichment program. Children were clearly excited to be back with their teachers and friends, and those feelings have only grown over the past few weeks. In an […]