NYC Dept. of Education

 Chancellor Richard Carranza

NYC Schools Chancellor

April 9. 2018


Dear Parents,

   It is my pleasure to serve as your Schools Chancellor.  I am eager to meet parents and families, and hear your hopes for your children and schools.

   To read the full letter from Richard Carranza, please click below.

Letter to Parents

Letter to Parents - বাংলা

Letter to Parents - 中文

Letter to Parents - Español

The Morning Bell

The NYC Department of Education is proud to announce that parents, students, and educators now have a new way to stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest news from City public schools. 
Introducing the DOE’s new official blog, The Morning Bell. Featuring news, tips, and profiles of the students, educators, staff, and programs at work in City schools, The Morning Bell keeps readers up-to-date about the exciting things happening inside our classrooms every day.
Bookmark The Morning Bell today on your computer and mobile browser, and subscribe to receive email updates with each new post.

The Chancellor's Goals


Every child has one shot at an excellent education. 

It’s up to us to make sure they get it.

"Moving Toward a More Equitable System"

Richard Carranza, Sept. 2018

Strong Schools, Strong Communities

"Strong Schools Strong Communities"  

A new approach to Supporting NYC's Public Schools


Initiatives include

Framework for Great Schools

The School Renewal Program

New Schools and PROSE

Community Schools