Partnership for After School Education

Issue 133

November 01, 2016

African Diaspora Emerging Leaders Award

The Comparative and International Education Society African Diaspora (AD) with support from the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, are pleased to announce the inauguration of its AD Emerging Scholars Award. Annually, this award will recognize scholars whose scholarly and/or artistic cutting-edge contributions of inventive, creative works, emphasizing comparative studies and/or artistic accomplishments (i.e. documentary, visual, or musical) have the potential to impact positively the educational, economic, and artistic lives of African descendants across the African Diaspora. A completed nomination form and required documents are due December 1, 2016 by 11:59 pm.  

November 01, 2016

GraduateNYC's College Access & Success Mapping Project

Through the NYC College Access & Success Mapping Project, GraduateNYC surveyed programs across the city to create an interactive map illustrating the breadth and depth of college access and success work across New York City. More than 200 college access and success programs responded to a survey and can be found on the map with information on their services, the individuals they serve, and where they are providing college access and success support in New York City.

November 01, 2016

Growing Up NYC

Released by the Children's Cabinet, the Growing Up NYC digital tool is a new resource for New York City parents and caregivers. The tool serves as a one-stop shop, integrating and curating content around City resources including health, education, child development and safety, and recreation. Users have the opportunity to refine content to meet the specific ages, needs and interests of the children (ages 0 - 12) in their family. The tool is a “mobile first” digital platform that is equally accessible via smart phone, tablet or computer.

November 01, 2016

​Achieve NYC: A Complete Guide to New York City Public Schools

Achieve NYC: A Complete Guide to New York City Public Schools has the most current information regarding the City’s public schools. The guide contains important dates, details about enrolling in City schools, who to speak to in schools when you have concerns, grade-specific learning expectations, transportation options for students, and how to obtain financial aid for college. Achieve NYC is available online in multiple languages.