The nonprofit STRIVE New York has broadened its impact on urban youth unemployment by partnering with eCornell and local city organizations to launch Serve UP Harlem, an initiative to prepare 18- to 24-year-olds for career paths in food service and hospitality. Continue Reading →
Mayor de Blasio today announced that by the end of this year, every person in the Department of Correction’s custody will receive re-entry services to help connect them with jobs and opportunities outside of jail, as well as five hours of programming per day during their stay to address vocational, educational, and therapeutic needs. Continue Reading →
Chancellor Carmen Fariña today released the 2015-16 School Quality Reports and announced that New York City’s post secondary enrollment rate is its highest ever – 55 percent of New York City’s Class of 2015 (students entering 9th grade in Fall 2011).
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the results of the tenth annual NYC School Survey. For the first time ever, survey participation exceeded one million respondents, with 1,002,196 students, teachers, and parents completing the survey. Continue Reading →
Chancellor Fariña today announced that New York City will offer the SAT exam free of charge to all students during the school day in the spring of their high school junior year, starting in the 2016-17 school year. Continue Reading →