The City translates school and Department of Education documents for parents and guardians at no cost.

You can request free written translation of documents or oral interpretation through your child's school. The school will provide the translation or interpretation.

Documents include written materials such as: 

  • Letters
  • Flyers
  • Notices
  • Handouts
  • Brochures
  • Newsletters
  • Calendars
  • Forms
  • Surveys
  • Reference guides
  • Handbooks

Written translations are available in:

  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Haitian Creole
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Urdu 

Oral interpretation is available in more than 170 languages.

Learn more about the Department of Education's Language Access Policy.

Contact your school.

Call 311 for assistance by phone.