Graduate NYC’s College Completion Innovation Fund (CCIF), the ﬁrst collaborative fund focused exclusively on college retention and completion in New York City, will invest at least $1 million in innovative and scale-up projects for greater rates of degree completion. Grants will be made to support …Read More
A college degree matters, and too few New York City students earn them each year. Students who receive a college degree earn more money, have better economic security, are healthier, and participate more in their communities. Improving high school and college graduation…Read More
College Readiness is defined as the level of academic preparation and behaviors, and college awareness a high school graduate needs in order to ensure his or her ability to:
Make informed post-secondary decisions. Apply in a timely manner. Enroll and succeed without remediation in credit-bearing courses that meet the requirements for a degree.
Increasing the number of New York City students who earn a college degree.
Graduate NYC! was founded with the goal of ‘doubling the number’ of City University of New York (CUNY) graduates by 2020. This initiative is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and builds off existing partnerships between the nation’s largest urban educational institutions. NYC leaders have committed to working together to increase the number of New York City students who earn a college degree.
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Sharae Brown, Senior Project Manager
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