Category Archives: Parent & Family Engagement

WE NEED YOUR VOICE Regarding District 13 Middle Schools!

There are important potential changes being proposed for our District 13 middle school options, and we NEED your input!

First, the Department of Eduction (“DOE”) has proposed to re-site and “re-design” MS 313, a small middle school currently co-located in the PS 307 building, to a new school facility at 60 Water Street, also known as the “Dock Street” building, in DUMBO. You can review the DOE’s proposal here.  Please submit your comments on the proposal via the CEC website: http://cec13.org/hot-topics/dock-street-building/.  Even better, please attend the DOE’s hearings where the public (i.e., you!) can comment on the proposal:

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Family Day is Tomorrow!

 

 

 

 

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PS8 Family Potluck June 10th

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District 13 Annual Family Day is coming!

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Special Needs Resource Fair Tomorrow!

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Timely info –Summer Camp Guide 2015

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Brooklyn beep wants Pre-K parents on Education Councils

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams wants the New York State Legislature to allow parents of kids enrolled in the citywide pre-K program to sit on local Community Education Councils.

Currently, parents of prekindergartners are banned from participating. Only those with at least one child enrolled in a city schools between kindergarten and 12th grade can sit on the councils.

“This is a bill that just makes good sense. This is the ABCs of improving our schools, of allowing our parents to participate at the Pre-K level and ensure early involvement is there,” Adams said.

From today’s Daily News: 4/15/2015: http://m.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/brooklyn-beep-pre-k-parents-education-councils-article-1.2185788