Updates for Families
Online NYC School Survey
The administration window for the 2021 NYC School Survey is May 10 to June 11.
All families can take the survey online – in any of the nine NYCDOE supported languages – using their student’s nine-digit identification (OSIS) number.
They can find the OSIS number on the report card, student ID card or their NYCSA account.
Families completing the survey online should go to the NYC School Surveywebsite (NYCSchoolSurvey.org), enter the letter “f” (lowercase) followed by their student’s nine-digit OSIS number, and complete the survey. Please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance on how to complete the survey.
Virtual PTA Meeting
Please below flyer with link to join our upcoming PTA Zoom Meeting Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 6PM.
Virtual SLT Meeting
Virtual SLT Meeting Friday, May 21, 2021 at 2:20 pm. Link to follow.
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched a short-term Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program, which will provide reduced cost broadband internet service for eligible New York City households during the COVID-19 pandemic. All families with a student enrolled in a DOE school or program are eligible for this benefit, and funds will be allocated on a first come, first-serve basis until the program has exhausted available funds or six months after the US Department of Health and Human services declares an end to the COVID-19 health emergency.
Families can find out if they are eligible, apply for the program, and find participating broadband providers via the USAC website.
There are two types of benefits available to eligible households:
Monthly Benefit: a discount of up to $50/month for broadband service, equipment, and device rentals; or
One-time Device Discount: up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of $10 - $50), where available.
Families can visit the FCC’s EBB webpage and view this FAQ to learn more about the EBB program. Translated materials are available via the following links: Spanish, Arabic, Amharic, Burmese, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. If families have questions or require support with an application, they can email EBBHelp@usac.org or call (833) 511-0311.