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Education Department Announces Additional Virtual Regional Information Meetings to Discuss Review of Graduation Measures in New York State

Feedback to Help Inform Work of Blue Ribbon Commission The State Education Department will resume hosting regional information meetings across the state to gather feedback on what a state diploma should signify to ensure educational excellence and equity for every student in New York, State Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced today. The virtual meetings […]

A group of students dressed in black graduation robes throw their graduation caps into the air on a clear day.

City Announces Grants Totaling $51.3 Million For Cultural Programming At 985 Nyc Nonprofits

Contact: Ryan Max / Annie Leist,, 212-513-9323 Grants are part of City’s largest-ever $212 million arts and culture expense budget, which also includes funding for members of the Cultural Institutions Group and CreateNYC initiatives. See the full list of grantees here. New York, NY – The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs has announced $51.3 million in grants for to support public […]

The New Victory Theater, Arts Connection and Community-Word Project Launch GIVE to Improve Arts Education for Students with Disabilities

New Initiative to Address Equitable Engagement in Inclusion Classrooms This week, The New Victory Theater, ArtsConnection and Community-Word Project launch GIVE, an invaluable arts education resource that will serve the more than 12,500 students with disabilities enrolled in New York City public schools. Thanks to a $600,000, two-year grant from the New York Community Trust, GIVE or “Growing […]