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Reflections on the Murder of George Floyd from Chancellor Porter

Last year, a police officer put his knee on George Floyd’s neck for nine minutes and twenty-nine seconds, but to me, it felt like an eternity.  I felt pain and rage, deep in my bones. It wasn’t a new feeling. I have felt that many times in my life, as a Black woman, sister, daughter, […]

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Summer Rising & CCEC Elections – DOE Family Update

Hi PS 205 families, Please see attached for information on “Summer Rising” and City and Community Education Council Elections.

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Chancellor Family Letters Updates

Stay Safe During Spring Recess

We want to make sure that all our families stay healthy and safe next week by minimizing travel as much as possible. Please see the attached one-pager, containing important travel guidance and information, with all your families as soon as possible.  Translations are available at schools.nyc.gov/messagesforfamilies. 

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Opt-in to blended learning

Update for Families March 22 2021 When and How to Opt In to Blended Learning  Beginning this Wednesday, March 24, you can visit the Learning Preference Survey at nycenet.edu/surveys/learningpreference(Open external link) to select blended learning for your child. Families can also call 311. You can change to blended learning until Wednesday, April 7. When Your Student Can Return to the School Building  Students in district 3-K, Pre-K, and grades K-5, including students in District 75, who opt into blended learning during […]

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Letter from our new Chancellor + Resources to discuss racism and hate crimes

Please read Chancellor Porter’s letter for more information (Full letter below). A snippet from Chancellor Porter’s letter – “The horrific anti-Asian hate crimes we’ve been seeing citywide and this week in Atlanta make it clear that we must work harder to end systemic racism. Justice and inclusivity have been pillars of my career as an […]