Any minor between 14 and 17 years of age who would like to apply for the working papers must download and print the application and follow the instructions provided below.
Parents have the right to receive information or communicate with a staff member at their school or Department of Education office in their language.
Bullying / Respect for All
Respect for All helps you understand you can do about bullying, whether your child is a victim, perpetrator, or witness.
Both parents and teachers need to help students be good digital citizens. Here are the responsibilities expected of, parents, students, and teachers.
Find after-school programs for your child. Many programs give students opportunities to learn skills, explore their interests, and discover new things and most programs are free.
How do students do well in school? They go every day! Here are some basic things you should know about attendance in New York City schools.
Find out about the accessibility of school buildings, request an accommodation, or learn how to file a discrimination complaint.
Counseling support staff can help to ensure your child’s success in school and in the future. Know what to ask for at a conference with your child’s counselor.
The New York City Department of Education supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) students, families, and staff across the five boroughs through a variety of policies and programs.
The Department of Education and the Mayor’s Office are committed to protecting the right of every student to attend public school, regardless of immigration status, national origin, or religion
Get Help at Your Charter School
If you need help at your child’s charter school, you can reach out to staff or file a complaint.
Guidelines on Gender
New York City Department of Education has policies to maintain a safe and supportive learning and educational environment in all schools, including for transgender and gender expansive students.