School Receivership

School Receivership

On January 17, 2019 the New York State Education Department (NYSED) announced new School Accountability Designations. Under the new designations, twelve (12) Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) schools will be placed under Chancellor’s Receivership. Nine (9) schools are newly identified and three (3) schools will remain under receivership as required by New York State Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan. Each school must make annual demonstrable improvement on specific benchmarks, or it will be placed under an independent receiver. For specific questions about School Receivership, please contact us at

School Receivership Public Hearings

In accordance with New York State Education Law §211-f, and New York State Commissioner’s Regulation §100.19, the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) is required to hold public hearings for identified receivership schools. The purpose of these hearings is to explain the process of receivership, discuss the performance of the school, and solicit input from the public regarding recommendations for improving the school.

The full schedule of public hearing dates and locations are listed below. Meetings can be accessed from the following link:

DBN School Name Superintendent Principal Public Hearing Date (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM) Hearing Location
(School Address)
05M194 P.S. 194 Countee Cullen Sean Davenport Wanda Acevedo Wed., October 4, 2023 244 West 144 Street
Manhattan, NY 10030
08X452 Gotham Collaborative High School Fia Davis David Liu Thurs., October 5, 2023 1980 Lafayette Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473
09X350 New Directions Secondary School John Sullivan James Waslawski Mon., October 2, 2023 240 East 172 Street
Bronx, NY 10457
10X085 P.S. 085 Great Expectations Maribel Hulla Sara Medina Tues., October 3, 2023 2400 Marion Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458
13K616 Brooklyn High School for
Leadership and Community Service
John Sullivan Georgia Serves Thurs., October 12, 2023 300 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
27Q260 Frederick Douglass Academy VI High School Josephine Yeboah Van Ess Tenesha Worley Thurs., October 19, 2023 8-21 Bay 25 Street
Queens, NY 11691

Procedures for Public Hearings

Speaker comment at the hearings is welcomed.

Written comments can be submitted via the Receivership Public Feedback Form online (translated into ten DOE languages).

For questions regarding receivership or the schedule of public hearings, please contact us at

School Receivership Quarterly Reports

Superintendents, School Leadership Teams (SLTs), Community Engagement Teams (CETs), and the Central Office team are regularly monitoring the progress of schools in receivership toward meeting school improvement goals. Additionally, NYCDOE participates in joint progress monitoring of these schools with the NYSED. This process consists of quarterly reports, performance reviews virtual calls, and on-site monitoring. The quarterly reports can be found below:





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