On average, a high school student receives only 38 minutes of guidance or career counseling over their entire high school career. PENCIL works with educators and students across the five boroughs to help students develop the college and career readiness skills they need for a 21st century economy. Their big idea is to connect students to targeted college, career readiness, and youth development programs.
Each May, thousands of students put on graduation caps and gowns and receive degrees from New York City universities. This month’s Economic Snapshot examines higher education in the City using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey and American Community Survey.
NYCEDC and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) announced the winners of NYC Generation Tech, a program designed to educate and inspire high school students from disadvantaged areas across New York City to pursue careers in entrepreneurship and technology.
NYCEDC's Edutech.NYC.2020 report investigates New York City's Edutech industry, an emerging sector that applies innovative technology to deliver learner-centric, personalized educational methods with the potential to be more effective, efficient, and scalable than traditional approaches.