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  • July 23, 2020

    New high school program coming to Staten Island this fall

    A new program that would allow high school students to earn an associate degree for free will launch at Port Richmond High School — in partnership with the College of Staten Island (CSI) in Willowbrook — at the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • June 28, 2020

    Isatu Waggeh, Hostos-Lincoln Academy of Science, Bronx

    The Daily News is celebrating New York City public high school seniors graduating during the coronavirus pandemic with a special edition on June 28 featuring valedictorian speeches from across the five boroughs. Good evening, I would first like to welcome parents, friends, staff and faculty to the Class of 2020′s virtual graduation. I would also […]

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  • June 28, 2020

    Avaneque Pennant, York Early College Academy, Queens

    The Daily News is celebrating New York City public high school seniors graduating during the coronavirus pandemic with a special edition on June 28 featuring valedictorian speeches from across the five boroughs. Greetings family, friends, teachers, administrators, and of course, the York Early College Academy Class of 2020. Welcome to you all! And to the […]

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  • June 28, 2020

    Katherine Cervantes, Business Technology Early College High School, Queens

    The Daily News is celebrating New York City public high school seniors graduating during the coronavirus pandemic with a special edition on June 28 featuring valedictorian speeches from across the five boroughs. Good afternoon parents, family, faculty, and of course, BTECH’s finest graduating Class of 2020. When I was first told that I would have […]

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  • October 30, 2019

    Engaging young minds: Dominican Library and the City College Academy of the Arts

    Since 2014, the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library (CUNY DSI), the most extensive Dominican Studies collection in the United States, has successfully collaborated with the City College Academy of the Arts (CCAA)’s Bridge to College Program for 8th graders. Every year, students excitedly look forward to this 8-week workshop to explore Dominican culture in the United States through history, […]

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  • October 18, 2019

    There Is a New Effort to Bring Student-Run Newspapers to All NYC Public Schools

    Bobby Cuza discussed a new effort to bring student-run newspapers to all city public schools, with Dennis Mihalsky of the nonprofit Students Disrupting and two students from City College Academy of Arts: Tahlya Valcourt and Jahdiel Benzant.

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  • May 3, 2019

    Tahreem Asghar: Runner En Route to a Bright Future

    From couch potato to long-distance runner — that’s how Tahreem Asghar describes herself. “In middle school, I was always that kid who just sat in the corner, did nothing the entire time, so I never expected coming in that I would do any sport or exercise in general,” said Asghar, a senior at Hostos Lincoln […]

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  • March 10, 2017

    Couldn’t Get Into Yale? 10 New York City High Schools Are More Selective

    The school with the lowest admissions rate was Manhattan/Hunter Science High School, which admitted just 1.7 percent of all applicants. Last year, Stanford admitted 4.8 percent of undergraduate applicants.

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  • December 7, 2017

    Chamber Helps Connect Local Students with Tech Companies

    Hundreds of high school students in Long Island City connected with professionals in variety of industries at a networking fair on November 30. Energy Tech, an early college and career-focused high school, collaborated with the Queens Chamber of Commerce and the Long Island City Partnership on the event. Founded in 2013, the school has a […]

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  • March 12, 2014

    Business Invests in City’s Tech Education

    Top New York City educators and business leaders agree that the development of a skilled workforce teeming with bright, tech-savvy young people is essential if our city is to continue to prosper and be great. Con Edison is one of a half-dozen large employers in the city investing in a new approach to public education […]

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Publications

  • January 22, 2019

    From the schoolyard to the campus

    Providing authentic college experiences for students in the middle grades through a partnership with a local college can improve college readiness skills and leave students with a positive view of post-secondary possibilities and opportunities. This article describes a college immersion program—a weeklong college experience provided to all seventh-grade students in one New York City public […]

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  • April 8, 2017

    CUNY Early College Outcomes: Student Achievement and Momentum

    The City University of New York’s Early College Initiative (CUNY ECI) was established in 2003 to develop and support Early College high schools in New York City. Designed for low-income youth, first-generation college-goers, English language learners, and other groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education, these schools offer an integrated curriculum that enables […]

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