Academy for Software Engineering Hosts Girls Who Code

03.03.2014

At a recent meeting for young women at the Academy for Software Engineering, students from schools like Brooklyn Technical High School, Staten Island Technical High School, St. Jean Baptiste High School and Rutgers University discussed opportunities and challenges for women in information technology fields. The event was organized by Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization that works […]

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New Study: CTE Students Are Much More Likely to Graduate than Non-CTE Students

02.27.2014

A new study, Challenging Traditional Expectations: How New York City’s CTE High Schools Are Helping Students Graduate [PDF] by Lazar Treschan and Apurva Mehrotraof the Community Service Society (CSS), ”tracks the outcomes of a cohort of 79,705 students — including 6,262 from CTE schools in the city – from September 2008 when they entered high school through June and […]

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Graphics Students’ Scholarship Deadline is May 12

02.24.2014

Students applying for this year’s Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation awards have until May 12, 2014 to email their completed applications and supporting documents to scholarships@GCSFny.org. The  Foundation is a spin-off of the Graphics Industry Advisory Commission. Last year’s recipients are enrolled in graphics programs at more than a dozen colleges all across the country. See the […]

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Video Clips: Staten Island CTE Students and Teachers Discuss Tech Careers

02.21.2014

Teachers and students on Staten Island participated in a wide ranging series of discussions recently about  the opportunities for students from many different schools to develop careers in tech and health-related fields. Staten Island Technical High School posted three videos from the meetings: Understanding Career and Technical Education Exploring Health Care Careers (Students) Exploring Health […]

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Bronx Design & Construction Students Receive Sustainable Energy Award in Abu Dhabi

02.20.2014

Students from one of New York City’s newest CTE high schools, the Bronx Design & Construction Academy, won international recognition for their sustainability research in the global Zayed Future Energy Prize. The students built a unique rooftop energy research installation and have presented the results of their work at scientific conferences. Listen to students and their […]

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Annual Citywide Graphics Competition Launches Today

02.14.2014

The Graphics Industry Advisory Commission today announced the launch of the thirteenth Annual Citywide Graphic Arts Competition that runs from now until the Finals on May 23. Graphic communications students in every borough will be submitting their entries in a Qualifying Round in March hoping to get into the citywide contest at CUNY’s CityTech in […]

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Citywide Business Plan Competition Showcases Students from Twenty-Two Virtual Firms

01.31.2014

On January 17, twenty-two student firms in the city’s Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) program came together to pitch their businesses in the  2014 New York Citywide Business Plan Competition. VEI posted a description  and photos of the event which culminated in Finals at the offices of industry partner Deloitte: Solarity Shines Brightest at Strongest New York Citywide Business […]

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DNAInfo Reports on Food & Finance High School’s Aquaponics, Hydroponics and Aquaculture

01.30.2014

An article in DNAInfo New York this week by Mathew Katz reports on the fish, lettuce, cabbages and spices grown by Food and Finance High School on West 50th Street in Manhattan: Hell’s Kitchen School Raises 10,000 Fish in Basement The food is used in the culinary education program and the school cafeteria. Some is sold […]

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