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Return to School 2021

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Free Meals

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for all NYC children.

  • Beginning March 23, meals will be distributed at more than 400 sites across the city. 

  • Three meals a day, including breakfast, will be available to all NYC children Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at locations across the city.

  • Use the website below to lookup tool to find a location near you! 

Remote Learning Device Request Form

To help students stay connected during emergencies, the DOE is lending internet-enabled iPads to support remote learning for students. If you would like to request a device for a NYC student in your family, please fill out the Request form. The DOE will use the contact information you provide to get in touch with you to discuss when and where you can pick up a device. Priority will be given to students most in need, and all devices are granted on a temporary basis and will need to be returned.

  • There is a limit of one device per student
  • Families with multiple students will need to fill out a separate form for each device needed
  • The device should be used only to access remote learning activities
  • The device is being loaned for the student’s use during remote learning
  • The device is the property of the NYCDOE and contains a tracking device so that the device can be located.
  • The device must be returned when on-site learning resumes, unless otherwise instructed by the NYCDOE
  • You can also call 718-935-5100 and choose Option 5 on the menu. Someone will help you get a device with internet connection

Free and Low-Cost Internet Options for Families

There are several free or low-cost internet options available to New York City students and families. A page has been posted on the family facing DOE homepage to provide information about this:


"We work hard to prepare every student for their professional life"
"We work hard to prepare every student for their professional life"

Community Schools as Part of Mayor de blasio's Equity Agenda

Community Schools as Part of Mayor de Blasio’s Equity Agenda The New York City Department of Education envisions the expansion of Community Schools as a central strategy for achieving an equitable educational system. The initiative builds off of the Department of Education’s (DOE’s) Framework for Great Schools and is aligned with the administration’s various efforts focused on youth and families, coming on the heels of expanding full-day pre-kindergarten to every four-year-old and offering after school programs to every middle schools student.

With equity as a key driver, the administration will develop the next generation of Community Schools and establish the systems and structures to ensure they address inequality in sustainable ways. The programs and interventions provided in Community Schools are evidence-based strategies to close the achievement gap by expanding opportunities for young people. They prepare students—and families—to enter school on the right foot. By increasing student time in the classroom, as well as in the local museum, on the playing field, and in the chess club, Community Schools help prepare students to be college and career ready.

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