News and Updates
Please see important updates, including information about school closure/reopening, health screenings, and more:
Fall 2020 School Experience Survey:The DOE invites all students, families, and teachers to complete the School Experience Survey.
- Open 1/19/21 - 2/5/21 to students, parents, and teachers
- Available in multiple languages
- Provide your feedback for in-person and remote learning
- Take the Fall 2020 School Experience Survey (opens in a new window)
January 2021 Update for Students (and Families): East-West's SEL Committee presented updates for students, including information on academic support, school calendar updates, and more. Please click on the links below to view the video recording or presentation (in PDF):
- High School: Video Recording | Presentation Slides
- MIddle School: Video Recording | Presentation Slides
Important Dates, Deadlines, and Information for 8th Graders: High School Application Process
- 12/21 - 1/15: Specialized High School Test registration
- 1/27: Special High School Test | Please refer to the announcement for important information
- 1/18 -2/22: High School Applications submissions | Please view the informational presentation and video tips from Mr. Diaz about the application process
Low-Cost Internet Options for Families
There are several free or low-cost internet options available to New York City students and families.
The following internet carriers are offering free household Wi-Fi or special accommodations for 60 days:
- Charter Communications/Spectrum
More information can be found in the official DOE announcement about free and low-cost internet options.
Technical Support for Families
The DOE Help Desk is receiving an enormous volume of calls related to DOE-issued devices. To ensure you get support quickly, submit a technical support request through the DOE tech support website.
Coming back to school as a blended learner? Review the health and safety protocols we will be following this school year.
Stay up-to-date on messages from the Department of Education regarding school reopening, school year calendar, health screenings, and more...