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NYC schools reveal virtual graduation plans for the class of 2020

Hats off to the graduates!


The class of 2020 is getting a much-deserved celebration. 

Following up on the promise of a virtual, city-wide graduation, the New York City Department of Education just revealed plans for a digital ceremony via Twitter. 

On June 30 at 7pm, seniors are able to take a bow and sit in for student spotlights, musical performances and a slew of awesome guests, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Pitbull, Nick Kroll, Andy Cohen and more. Oh, and did we mention JLo and AROD are the keynote speakers? Talk about a sendoff!  

Although Governor Cuomo has approved outdoor graduation ceremonies in New York state, tight restrictions and a cap at 150 guests would make things difficult for many schools. This digital experience will unite all of the city senior's who are ready to take their next steps into their academic career. 

To learn more about the virtual program visit The livestream will take place on the website the day of the event. 

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