Applying to G&T for 2021; NYC Council Endorsements. Issue #11

PLACE NYC Resource for Parents: Applying to G&T for 2021

Public School families have the opportunity to submit a Gifted and Talented application for all NYC students born in 2016 and who will enter kindergarten in the Fall of 2021. The deadline to submit an application is April 9.
For more information, please visit the NYC DOE website or email
Additionally, PLACE NYC has posted a Resource for Parents page on its website with a very useful chart of Gifted and Talented Programs by Borough and District. Good Luck with your application for your amazing student!

Support State Testing

Please take a moment to call and/or email U.S. Acting Deputy Assistant Education Secretary Ian Rosenblum and show support for his recent decision to prevent states from canceling State Tests for Grades 3-8.
1: Call Mr. Rosenblum at 202-245-7448 and leave a voicemail
2: Email Mr. Rosenblum at
There is a movement mounting to oppose Rosenblum’s directive, so we must show support that he initially made the right call and amplify his decision to order the tests.
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