Partnership for After School Education

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July 07, 2017

NYC Born and Raised High School Scholarship

The Law Offices of Ivan M. Diamond launched their Second Annual NYC Born and Raised High School Scholarship. To be eligible for this $2,500 scholarship, students must be recent New York City high schools seniors and must plan to attend college within New York City beginning fall semester 2017. The scholarship payment will be made directly to the award recipient’s school and is to be used exclusively for tuition and other educational expenses. Applications are due August 1, 2017. The winner will be announced mid-August.

July 07, 2017

NYC Office of the Mayor Fall Internship Program

The Mayor’s Office Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop the capacity to solve New York City’s most pressing issues. The mission of the Mayor’s Office Internship Program is to build a diverse pipeline of future public service leaders. The Internship Program encompasses three major components: a work assignment where interns are placed in specific departments and work on a range of projects and tasks; opportunities to engage with government officials; and a service project that interns collaboratively plan and execute. The 10-week program for high school students, college and graduate school students and graduates, and veterans begins September 20, 2017. Applications are due August 18, 2017.

July 07, 2017

Hudson River Community Sailing's City Sail Summer Camp

City Sail is Hudson River Community Sailing's (HRCS) week-long sailing summer camp for youth ages 10-17. No boating or swimming experience is required.  Students may sign up for multiple weeks. First-timers usually opt for 1-2 weeks and veterans go for 2-3 weeks. There are options for early drop-off and late pick-up. Scholarships are still available for HRCS' Inwood location. 

July 07, 2017

Making + Learning in Museums & Libraries: A Practitioner's Guide & Framework

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh released Making + Learning in Museums & Libraries: A Practitioner's Guide & Framework one of several new resources designed to guide and grow the capability of museum and library professionals and create the conditions to support learning within uniquely formed maker programs. The downloadable publication was developed as part of the Making + Learning project, a collaboration between the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. It will serve as a foundation for the Making + Learning website and a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), which provides free tutorials that museum and library professionals can use to facilitate the use of the project's suite of tools.

July 07, 2017

Robin Hood's Grant Readiness and Insights Training

Robin Hood is accepting applications for their Grant Readiness and Insights Training (GRIT) program. GRIT is a cohort-based program that provides training and support for talented executives from the social service nonprofit sector to qualify for and secure funding from foundations in the metro-New York City area. The goal of the program, which is made possible with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, is to teach leaders how to obtain support from results-driven, evidence-based funders like Robin Hood. The program will run from October 4 - December 13, 2017. Applications are due August 1, 2017

July 07, 2017

New York City Goes to College: New Findings and Framework for Examining College Access and Success

New York University's Research Alliance for NYC Schools released a new report, New York City Goes to College: New Findings and Framework for Examining College Access and Success. The report follows multiple cohorts of students, beginning with those who entered 9th grade in 2003 and ending with students who began 9th grade in 2008. The authors examined up to 10 years of data for each cohort (through the 2014-15 school year) to see how rising high school graduation rates played out as students entered and progressed through college. The report provides an in-depth look at high school students’ pathways into and through college via a four-part framework - access, persistence, efficiency, and equity. It describes large improvements in college access, but also highlights persistent differences in outcomes for historically underrepresented groups of students.