Kids and Learning Loss: How Do We Catch Up?

Kids and Learning Loss: How Do We Catch Up?

By Manuel Holguin By March 25, 2020, a few months after the first reported case of COVID-19 in the US, all public schools were closed indefinitely. “It became immediately apparent that the pandemic would have a huge impact on students and specifically students of color and students from low-income communities,” said Allison Socol, Ph.D., during […]

EmblemHealth Partners with Community Organizations to Provide Scholarships for New York City Students

Scholarships, Internships and Jobs collaboration with One Hundred Black Men of New York and Mount Sinai Hospital

EmblemHealth Partners with Community Organizations to Provide Scholarships for New York City Students

The closed, due to the pandemic, campus of Baruch College, part of the City University of New York. – New York NY/USA-June 30, 2020 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK, NY— As part of a multi-year financial commitment to supporting and investing in New York’s future leaders, EmblemHealth, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health insurers, is partnering […]

Delays at USCIS Will Hamper Biden’s Actions to Help Foreign Workers and Students in STEM Fields

Delays at USCIS Will Hamper Biden’s Actions to Help Foreign Workers and Students in STEM Fields

By Leslie Dellon, Immigration Impact The Biden administration recently announced four actions intended to improve immigration “pathways” for noncitizens in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. However, these changes are constrained by the delays at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and congressional limits on immigrant visa numbers. These actions include: Early Career STEM […]

High School Seniors Invited to Apply for AFA’s Teen Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship

Teens Invited to Describe How Alzheimer’s Has Impacted Their Lives for the Chance to Win a $5,000 Scholarship from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

High School Seniors Invited to Apply for AFA’s Teen Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship

NEW YORK (November 1, 2021)— High school seniors impacted by Alzheimer’s disease can win up to $5,000 for college through the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) Teen Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship. Students can enter the contest by visiting www.alzfdn.org/scholarship. The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2022. “Teens across the country are making an impact because they’ve been impacted […]

Mayor De Blasio and Chancellor Porter Announce Health & Safety Measures for the 2021-22 School Year

Mayor De Blasio and Chancellor Porter Announce Health & Safety Measures for the 2021-22 School Year

NEW YORK – As part of the New York City Department of Education’s (NYCDOE’s) gold standard approach to health and safety, Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Meisha Porter today announced additional details regarding the health and safety measures in place for the 2021-22 school year. Last year, the multi-layered measures implemented by the NYC DOE made schools some of the safest places to […]