The New York City Department Of Education is a branch of the municipal government that manages the city's public school system. The department serves over 1 million students in more than 1,200 schools. The New York City Department Of Education is run by the New York City school chancellor. The department s specialized high school institute offers an 18-month-long summer and after-school program for students in the middle school. It has the Education Resources Information Center that provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials for students. The department s information center is sponsored by the Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences. Additionally, The New York City Department Of Education operates an FM station called WNYE.