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  • CoronaVirus FAQs

    Our public health experts are vigilantly preparing for a spectrum of possible scenarios, and we are in close contact with them regarding how that may impact our school communities.  There are no plans to close schools or DOE offices at this time.  

     We should all continue to practice general flu prevention measures including:

    ·         Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or sleeve

    ·         Wash your hands regularly

    ·         Avoid touching your face

    ·         Avoid close contact with people who are sick

    ·         Get your flu shot – its never too late

    ·         Stay home if youre feeling sick.  Call your doctor and let them know your symptoms, travel history, and if you’ve had contact with people who are sick.

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  • Emergency Preparedness

    Prepare with Pedro

    Hi! I’m Pedro the Penguin! I’m traveling around the United States to visit my friends and learn how they prepare. I’d like you to come.

    Emergencies and disasters can happen anywhere, but there are ways to help you stay safe. Follow along, and we can learn together!

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    Basic Disaster Supplies Kit

    To assemble your kit, store items in airtight plastic bags and put your entire disaster supplies kit in one or two easy-to-carry containers such as plastic bins or a duffel bag.

    A basic emergency supply kit could include the following recommended items:

    • Water - one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
    • Food - at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
    • Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert
    • Flashlight
    • First aid kit
    • Extra batteries
    • Whistle to signal for help
    • Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
    • Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
    • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
    • Manual can opener for food
    • Local maps
    • Cell phone with chargers and a backup battery
    • Download the Recommended Supplies List (PDF)
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  • Your PETS: Emergency Preparedness

    Remember, during a disaster what’s good for you is good for your pet, so get them ready today.

    If you leave your pets behind, they may be lost, injured – or worse. Never leave a pet chained outdoors. 

    Be Prepared: Your PETS

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  • Create a Safer School was created by the federal government to provide schools and districts with actionable recommendations to create a safe and supportive learning environment where students can thrive and grow. empowers districts and schools to improve safety and security.

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Education (ED), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created to share actionable recommendations to keep school communities safe. aims to help schools prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to, and recover from emergency situations.

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  • Open House for CTE classes; Feb 25, 2020

    The Office of Adult and Continuing Education is holding an Open House for their CTE classes, and its quickly approaching. Please see the attached flyer for details. For further questions about any of the programs, please use the contact information below to reach Michael Montes.


    Michael Montes

    Community Liaison /Coordinator for Recruitment & Retention 

    New York City Department of Education / D79 Adult Education

    Bronx Adult Learning Center

    3450 East Tremont Avenue, 3rd floor Bronx NY 10465

    Main Office 718-863-4057 / Blackberry 646-239-5995 / Alternate 646-450-9046


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  • Seeking Student PSA's

    @CSD7bx is currently producing our upcoming podcast, "Engage, Elevate and Empower". We are actively seeking student PSA's to use in place of traditional commercials. If your school would like to participate in this opportunity, please reach out to us for more details.

    Here are some basic guidelines:
    - Prior to publishing any student work, your school will have to provide us with signed media consent forms for those students involved in the project
    - PSA's should be no longer than 60 seconds
    - PSA's should address an important (appropriate) educational topic
    - and, all PSA's will have to go through a final approval by District/Central leadership before publication

    View our Social Media Page for ideas about what's happening in the lives of the parents and students of the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx

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  • Internet Safety Day

    Celebrate Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, with a lesson and activities that encourage students and families to be safe, smart, and kind online.

    Family Resources

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  • Online Smarter Parenting Class

    13 Lessons

    This behavioral parenting course will give you a solid foundation of the Teaching-Family Model. This evidence-based, proven framework has been in use for over 50 years among professionals serving children with various behavioral issues.

    The course content is free to all members of our Smarter Parenting Club, even at our free membership level!

    This is a video based class showing examples of how to use the skills. Included are suggested games and activities that help parents teach these skills more effectively.

    Get Started Today!

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  • What Do Children Learn in a 3-K Classroom?

    3-K for All brings free, full-day, high-quality early education to a growing number of three-year-old children in New York City. If you have ever wondered what young children learn in 3-K classrooms, now you can find out by viewing the first in our new “DOE 101” video series!

    Watch 3K children in the classroom

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  • Does the Ubiquitous Attendance Certificate Really Get Students to School?

    Handing out certificates for perfect attendance is a common and straightforward way to motivate students to come to school, but new research suggests principals should tread carefully: In some cases, it can actually discourage students from putting in effort to attend.


    Attendance Certificates, do they work?

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