Town Hall with the Department of Education on School Reopening

This month, Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza announced preliminary plans for reopening schools in September. Next week, Council Member Keith Powers' office is hosting a Town Hall with the Department of Education to discuss the preliminary plan for school reopening.

Town Hall on School Reopening with the Department of Education

Join the panel of Council Member Powers, First Deputy Chancellor Donald Conyers, and other DOE representatives to learn more about preliminary reopening plans for the 2020-2021 school year and get answers to your questions. Monday, July 27th at 6:00 PM  RSVP: 


From Council Member Powers:
"Investing in Our Local Schools Even during a tough fiscal year, I am proud to have been able to allocate dollars to help invest in schools that serve my district. As part of this year’s budget, we made $4.6 million in investments in our local schools:

P.S. 116 Mary Lindley Murray School: WiFi Upgrades

P.S. 198/P.S. 77 Lower Lab: Upgrades to School Auditorium and Gender-Inclusive Bathroom Construction

P.S. 267 East Side Elementary School: Bathroom Upgrades

P.S. 281 The River School: iPad Carts

P.S. 40 Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Promethean Boards and Technology Upgrades

P.S. 59 Beekman Hill International: Promethean Boards

P.S. 6 The Lillie Devereaux Blake School: Library Renovations

P.S. M169 Robert F. Kennedy: Promethean Boards and Laptop Carts

M.S. 104 Simon Baruch: Bathroom Upgrades and New Fitness Room

M.S. 167  Robert F. Wagner Middle School: Promethean Boards and Technology Upgrades

M.S. 255 Salk School of Science: Technology Upgrades and New Science Classroom

Eleanor Roosevelt High School: Water Fountain Upgrades

High School of Art and Design: Hydroponic Science Laboratory and iMac Carts

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School: Promethean Boards and Laptop Carts

Repertory Company High School: Promethean BoardsThese projects and resources will have a lasting impact on our students and neighborhoods. I am grateful to represent such wonderful institutions that empower the future leaders of our city.

Please reach out to me at or call 212-818-0580 with any needs and questions. As always, we are here to help."

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