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    PS 255 The Barbara Reing School
  • Art Show at PS 207!

    Come one come all!

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  • State Review

    P.S. 255 Has Been Selected  to Participate in
    a State Review for Special Education
    February 2, 2016
    Dear Parents/Guardians:
    The New York State Education Department: Office of Special Education has initiated a Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) Special Education Programs and Services Focused Review in P.S. 255 during the 2015-2016 school year.  The purpose of this review is to assess the district’s compliance with selected Federal and State laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities.

    The review will be conducted by the SEQA for the New York City Regional Office.  The review process will involve a review of school records of a representative sample of students with disabilities, classroom visitations and surveys.  In addition, meetings of the committee on special education will be observed.  Further information may be obtained by contacting the SEQA for the New York City Regional Office at 718-722-4544 and/or by contacting P.S. 255 at 718-376-8494 ext. 1.

    Sincerely,
    Kelly McCann
    Principal

    PS 255 The Barbara Reing School
  • School Survey

    TAKE THE 2015 - 2016 NYC SCHOOL SURVEY!
    EVERY YEAR, ALL PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND STUDENTS IN GRADES 6-12 TAKE THE NYC SCHOOL SURVEY. THE SURVEY RANKS AMONG THE LARGEST SURVEYS OF ANY KIND EVER CONDUCTED NATIONALLY.
    THE SURVEY HELPS SCHOOL LEADERS UNDERSTAND WHAT KEY MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY SAY ABOUT THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AT EACH SCHOOL. THE INFORMATION CAPTURED BY THE SURVEY IS DESIGNED TO SUPPORT A DIALOGUE AMONG ALL MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY ABOUT HOW TO MAKE THE SCHOOL A BETTER PLACE TO LEARN.

    PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR SURVEY BY FRIDAY, APRIL 1ST.
    IF YOU CANNOT FIND YOUR PAPER SURVEY, PLEASE CALL THE SURVEY HOTLINE AT 1-800-690-8603.
    IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL HELP, PLEASE SEE
    BETH ROCCO, YOUR PARENT COORDINATOR
    OR CALL: 718-376-8494 EXT. 1
    YOUR VOICE MATTERS!

    PARENTS - TAKE THE SCHOOL SURVEY IN ENGLISH OR CHOOSE ANOTHER LANGUAGE BELOW.
    Take the 2016 NYC School Survey online. The survey is available in all 9 languages.

    PS 255 The Barbara Reing School

Parent Coordinator



Beth Rocco - Parent Coordinator

If you need to contact me, call:

718-376-8494 ext. 1

or email me at: 

BRocco@schools.nyc.gov

Please check out the following links and resources below that I hope will be helpful to you. Involvement in your child's education plays an important role in our partnership for academic success!
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach me at any time!



The Community School District 22 Website has recently been launched! 




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Do you need help with your homework?
This is a free homework help program for elementary and middle school students. Classroom teachers answer homework questions at 212-777-3380, Monday through Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m. during the school year. 
They can also answer parents' questions and give advice on how you can help your child at home. 
The staff speaks 8 languages: Bengali, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese and Fukanese), English, French, Haitian-Creole, Russian, Slovak and Spanish.


IDNYC is the new, free, identification card for all New York City residents. As a government-issued photo identification card, IDNYC secures the peace of mind and access to City services that come from having recognized identification. IDNYC also provides a dynamic series of benefits to cardholders, including a free one-year membership at many of the City's leading museums, zoos, concert halls, and botanical gardens.


Ongoing Registration for 
Adult Education Classes 

The New York City Office of Adult and Continuing Education (OACE) offers more than 900 tuition-free classes, at more than 175 sites in all five boroughs, and is the largest provider of adult literacy education services in New York State. Ongoing registration for classes in Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Career and Technical Education (C.T.E) is held regularly at schools and offices around the city. 

To learn more about the programs or about setting up a site at your school, contact 917-704-6634. Visit the OACE website for more information and multilingual materials.






Resources for Parents:


Common Core Learning Standards

The Common Core standards provide a clear picture of what students need to learn each year in order to graduate from high school ready to succeed in college and careers.

RESPECT FOR ALL
 
The NYC DOE is committed to maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment that is free from harassment, intimidation and/or bullying and from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, citizen-ship/immigration status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or weight.


School Food Menu

See what's being served in school for breakfast & lunch! The web link also provides School Food Menus in eight languages.

 
 
 
NYC D.O.E. Parents' Bill of Rights and Responsibilities