And that’s what “My Brother’s Keeper” is all about — helping more of our young people stay on track; providing the support they need to think more broadly about their future; building on what works, when it works, in those critical life-changing moments. And when I say, by the way, building on what works, it means looking at the actual evidence of what works.
President Barack Obama 2014
Chancellor Meisha Porter put forth four priorities for the school year to deepen and expand the NYC DOE’s shared commitment to Equity and Excellence for All. These priorities are (1) Accelerate Learning and Instruction; (2) Partner With Communities; (3) Develop People; and (4) Advance Equity Now. These priorities are supporting our system in better aligning all efforts to ensure we fulfill our promise of Equity and Excellence for All.