Families believe newly empowered superintendents will be more responsive to complaints about schools.
The languages range from Hebrew to Haitian Creole and will start in September 2015.
From diversity to discipline, DNAinfo rounded up major issues the schools chancellor faces in 2015.
Students will be allowed to bring cellphones to school, the city announced Wednesday.
Community members will be able to express their thoughts on a new charter school in the Lower East Side.
45 schools across the city will become "community schools" early next year, the city announced.
A group says de Blasio has not appointed enough Latinos despite broad support from the community.
State and local officials sent letters to Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña this week.
The South Bronx's High Bridge saw a big increase in pre-K seats, while Downtown had few new spots.
Chancellor Carmen Farina also addressed student health and wellness, Common Core standards and more.
New principal Michael Wiltshire announced an improvement plan for the struggling high school.
Chancellor Carmen Fariña delivered the welcome news to M.S. 61 Wednesday night.
Brooklyn School of Inquiry Principal Donna Taylor later apologized to parents for her words.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $150 million program to boost failing schools instead of closing them.
Public middle school teachers will work for two years to develop a new math and science program.
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