Community Schools Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan Cover Page

Mayor Bill de Blasio is committed to shifting New York City's educational landscape in a variety of ways, including the adoption of more holistic approach to student learning. During his first year in office, he implemented policies and programs that recognize and support the social, emotional, physical and academic needs of students. The Mayor has championed a "whole child" approach, pointing to its potential benefits for students in high-need communities who face a myriad of challenges inside and outside of the classroom.

Read Mayor de Blasio's strategy to launch and sustain a system of over 100 Community Schools across NYC by 2017.