New Initiative – High School College Collaboration

Dear Commons Community,

New York City’s Michael Bloomberg announced a new initiative that will combine high school and two-years of college into one academic program.  It is a joint venture of the NYC Department of Education, IBM and City Univeristy of New York.  Here is a brief blurb on the anouncement.

NEW YORK — The City University of New York and IBM will open a unique school that merges high school with two years of college, allowing students to earn an associate’s degree, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday in announcing a series of ambitious educational initiatives.  Those students will be “first in line for a job at IBM,” Bloomberg said in his announcement, made on MSNBC.


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