There are many ways to get involved in your child’s education. Asking your child’s teacher how you can participate, attending Parent-Teacher conferences and scheduling one-on-one sessions to discuss your child’s development are just a few examples of what you can do to support your child’s academic achievement.
Learn more about tools to support your child here.
Your child has the right to receive free public education in the school district where you live, regardless of your or your children’s immigration status and the language that you or your children speak.
If your are a parent of a multilingual learner or a student with a disability, please visit our parental rights page here.
The DOE’s Translation and Interpretation Unit offers free translation services, connects schools with over-the-phone interpretation services, and spearheads NYC DOE system-wide language access efforts.
Families who would like to receive translation and interpretation services should speak with their school's principal or parent coordinator.