Lifelong Learning and 1890 Universities Foundation partner to help at risk high school students realize their dreams of higher education today.
Mayor Baraka and Newark Education Success Board (NESB) announces "Pathway to Local Control" recommendations and timelines for the return of local school control today. The Mayor calls this press release report "a giant step toward Newarkers regaining control of their schools" in the City of Newark.
The New York Association of Black Journalist (NYABJ) will be hosting their annual "First Take" training program this year at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on W. 40th Street in Manhattan. FIRST TAKE is an eight week-Saturday Journalism program/workshop offered to tri-state high school students from September 24 until November 19, 2016. For the first time since the program launch, FIRST TAKE will be accepting students into the CUNY J-School.
Malia Obama, the oldest daughter of President Barack Obama, announced her statement to her parents about her decision to attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017. Harvard University located in Boston, Massachusetts, with an enrollment of over 20,000-degree candidates and 360,000 alumni's around the world will have a new face and voice on their historical campus.
Governor Cuomo announced today that the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Incentive Program applications are now available for high school students entering college in Fall 2016. This program will provide a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship to students in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class. STEM field work is needed in the State of New York, and the STEM jobs are for five years after graduation.