19 Apr 2016

A New Vision for Gates: Bob Hughes Goes to Seattle

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Robert Hughes, the President of New Visions for Public Schools since 2000, and long-time advocate and champion of public education in New York City, will be joining the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as the new K - 12 Strategy Director in June...
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06 Apr 2016

Know What They Owe – Ensuring that New York’s Students Graduate College with Manageable Debt

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Much of the conversation within the college success field around addressing college affordability has focused on the FAFSA form. Yet, this form is just one step in the long process of preparing students to graduate college successfully with...
09 Mar 2016

Workforce Funders Quarterly Meeting: NYSED Commissioner & Innovative Workforce Strategies for Youth and Young Adults at the National Level

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
The March Quarterly meeting will feature a presentation by the Commissioner of New York State Department of Education and a panel presentation on Innovative Workforce Strategies for Youth and Young Adults at the National Level: The Implications for...
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07 Jan 2016

Powerful Resource or Unhealthy Distraction? The Ongoing Debate about Young People and Technology

Thursday, January 7, 2016 -
8:45am to 10:30am
Technology is omnipresent in the lives of American youth. Studies show that by the time they turn two, more than a third of kids have used a mobile device; and nearly a quarter of teens are online “almost constantly.”


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