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.