As of Monday March, 22, 2021, middle school and high school blended learning programs are now open and running. Please email info@ms223.org for information on changing from remote to blended.

 

 

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Partnerships at The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology

 

 

 

Organization

Grades

Mission

Role at The Lab School

Arete

6-12

Areté Education, Inc. challenges the status quo by providing academic, social, and emotional support to students while working hand in hand with the school the students attend. We extend the traditional school day, week, and year with enhanced learning experiences that are fully integrated into school communities. We motivate students with aspirational and experiential learning in a nurturing but rigorous environment where they develop the skills to succeed in school and beyond.

Provides expanded school day, week, and year to students in grades through 12 and sponsors upper grade student interns to build work skills while supporting their younger classmates.

6-12

The Education Office is a technical body of the Diplomatic Mission of Spain to the U.S. and Canada.  Its goal is to promote the Spanish language and culture in the U.S./Canadian education systems and support the English-Spanish bilingual programs in the K-12 education system in Spain.  *Named an International Spanish Academy

Students receive special recognition from the Spanish government for their work in two languages.  Teachers receive PD opportunities and students get unique cultural opportunities in Spanish.

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6-12

Futures and Options has empowered New York City’s underserved youth to explore careers through career development and paid, mentored internships. We reach out to teens at a formative time of their lives, guiding them to further their education and become contributing citizens.

Provides instructors for a middle school after school program focused on career exploration.  High School students receive internship opportunities at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

DreamYard

6-12

DreamYard programs develop artistic voice, nurture young people’s’ desire to make change and cultivate the skills necessary to reach positive goals. We believe that young people in the Bronx need a continuous set of supports to help them towards positive outcomes as they navigate their educational pathway. We have every expectation that through offering sustained and meaningful supports our youth will develop the necessary tools to become creative and engaged citizens, life-long learners and the leaders and innovators of the 21st century.

Dreamyard partners with us for during the day and after school residencies focused on visual arts, dance and music production in both English and Spanish.

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6-12

The Charles Hayden Foundation seeks to promote the mental, moral and physical development of children and youth ages five to eighteen in the metropolitan area of New York and the City of Boston. Our focus is on those institutions and programs serving youth most at risk of not reaching their full potential, especially youth in low-income communities.

The foundation helps support our Summer Bridge and College Bridge programs for expanding student learning during the summer months and supporting college bound activities including summer opportunities.

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6-12

For nearly 100 years, the Heckscher Foundation for Children has worked to level the playing field for underserved youth, principally in New York. We support innovative, results-driven programs and partnerships, and focus our giving on education, including college access and persistence, workforce training and jobs access, and arts education that improves achievement in the classroom.

Currently provides support for CLEP exam integration with school curriculum and college credit opportunities.

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6-12

The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, Inc. (RIPA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works with the City of New York and local communities to provide an innovative and exciting destination through a wide range of sports venues, cultural events and environmental exploration. As the dedicated steward of Randall’s Island Park, the Alliance sustains, maintains, develops and programs the Park to support the wellbeing of all New Yorkers.

Provide priority access for team sports and team building for school activities.

6-12

The mission of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project is to help young people become avid and skilled readers, writers, and inquirers. We accomplish this goal through research, curriculum development, and through working shoulder-to-shoulder with students, teachers, and school leaders. The organization has developed state-of-the-art tools and methods for teaching reading and writing, for using performance assessments and learning progressions to accelerate progress, and for literacy-rich content-area instruction.

Provides curriculum, coaching, and on-going support for middle school literacy, in English Language Arts classrooms, as well as well as science and social studies.  Teachers attend calendar days throughout the year, as well as the summer institutes on the teaching of reading and writing.

6-12

Morningside Center works hand in hand with educators to build students’ social and emotional skills, strengthen the classroom and school community, and make our schools more caring and equitable through restorative practices and brave conversations on race.

Morningside Center provides staff development, coaching, and curriculum that addresses social emotional learning, racial equity, and restorative practices.

Organization

Grades

Mission

Role at The Lab School

6-12

America Reads, a national campaign started in 1997, challenges every American to help our children learn to read well and independently. Building on the success of America Reads, America Counts was initiated in 1999 to improve young students’ achievements in mathematics.  America Reads and Counts at NYU is the largest America Reads and Counts program in the nation.

Provides NYU students, both graduate and undergraduate, as tutors in middle and high school classes across a range of subject areas.

6-12

Education Through Music (ETM) partners with under-resourced schools to provide music as a core subject for all children, and utilizes music education as a catalyst to improve academic achievement, motivation for school and self-confidence.

Provides teaching artists in the field of music education for middle and high school students including general music, digital music and band and choral programs.

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6-8

Lincoln Center Education’s mission is to enrich the lives of students, educators, and lifelong learners by providing opportunities for engagement with the arts onstage, in the classroom, digitally, and in the community. Our programs and initiatives reach hundreds of thousands of students, educators, teens, and seniors locally and around the world each year.

We are an Arts in the Middle school, with learning opportunities around performance at Lincoln Center supported by teaching artists on our campus year round.

Harlem Lacrosse

6-8

Harlem Lacrosse’s mission is to empower the children who are most at risk for academic decline and dropout to rise above their challenges and reach their full potential. Harlem Lacrosse inspires children to dream about tomorrow while working hard on the field and in the classroom today.

Harlem Lacrosse works with 30 boys and girls from our school in an expanded day sports program with the goal of offering lacrosse as a PSAL sport in the coming years.

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6-8

The Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI) is the New York City Department of Education’s focused effort to expand the number of middle schools that prepare students for college and career success.  It is the product of the New York City Council Middle School Task Force ongoing collaboration with the DOE.  *Named Model MSQI School

Provides an MSQI literacy coach to help increase levels of reading and writing across all content areas in the middle school, as well as regular data analysis and curriculum resources.

6-8

ExpandED Schools is a nonprofit dedicated to its mission of closing the learning gap by increasing access to enriched education experiences.

Provides support and funding for Expanded Day programming, specifically through book clubs and operational support for Extended Learning Time Grant.

6-8

Junior Achievement is the recognized leader in “empowering young people to own their economic success®” through volunteer-led, experiential learning. We are dedicated to providing a positive, enriching learning experience free of bias. Junior Achievement welcomes K-12 students, volunteers and potential staff regardless of race, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic.

Junior Achievement provides business professionals that teach financial literacy in an annual Finance Day for middle school students as well as job shadow opportunities for high school students.

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6-8

The Situation Project is on a mission to stimulate and expand the imaginations of students in local communities.  Our efforts nurture untapped talent pools by investing in the cultural capital of students in high-performing, arts-deficient New York City public schools. We do this by exposing these students and their communities to cultural experiences, institutions and working professionals.

All middle school students attend two Broadway musicals in the fall and spring and provide theater tech class opportunities for students.

9-10

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors provides research and counsel on charitable giving, develops philanthropic programs and offers complete program, administrative and management services for foundations and trusts. RPA also operates a Charitable Giving Fund, through which clients can make gifts outside the United States, participate in funding consortia and operate nonprofit initiatives.

In partnership with Arete Education, Inc. provides SEL programming for 9th and 10th grade students to transition to high school.

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9-12

HERE to HERE links employers, educators and diverse community stakeholders in concerted action to enhance career pathways for young people in low-income neighborhoods.

Provides a part-time (2 day/week) school based internship coordinator, as well as access to a career education curriculum for use in grades 9-12 and access to weekly career blasts.  Allows students to participate in CareerWise, which will place them in job placements 2 days/week while completing their high school education 3 days/week.

9-12

Student Leadership Network empowers young women and men to realize their higher education and career potential by placing full-time college guidance experts in high-need public schools. CBI counselors maximize students’ college awareness, access, and financial aid awards.

Provides for a full time college counselor, access to the SLN network of college partnerships and data tracking tools, and college field trips for students in grades 9-12.

9-12

College Advising Corps works to increase the number of low-income, first-generation college, and underrepresented high school students who enter and complete higher education.

Provides for a full time college counselor and access to NYU’s College Advising Corp professional development and support.

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Mission

Role at The Lab School

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9-12

CARA’s mission is to ensure that first-generation college students, low-income students, and students of color have the knowledge and support necessary to enroll in and persist through college.

Provides a college access coach, as well as a 9-12 curriculum for use in advisory.  Additionally provides resources to support college counselors and the greater college access mission.

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9-12

SEO Scholars creates a more equitable society by closing the academic and opportunity gap for motivated young people. Our free eight-year program successfully educates and mentors underserved public high school students to and through college, with a 90% college graduation rate.

Annual recruitment of students for participation in SAT tutoring, college essay support, summer college and international programs for 4 students per grade for 12 total.

Project Destined

9-12

Project Destined is 501(c)3 non-profit that administers a real estate based applied youth education program designed to promote financial literacy, leadership development and access to mentorship opportunities yielding increased competitiveness of urban youth.  Across multiple modules, Project Destined scholars gain exposure to all aspects of the real estate investment lifecycle while gaining exposure to real industry professionals, analyzing real opportunities and helping to invest real capital into real estate within their own communities.

First year relationship to provide simulations and career exploration and internship opportunities for 15 high school students.

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9-12

The United States Military Academy has been educating, training, and inspiring leaders of character for our United States Army and for the nation for more than 200 years.

Students cohorts visit campus and interact with cadets annually, and facilitate a leadership forum with high school students.

10-12

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a leading asset manager for individuals, advisors and institutions. Our investment professionals are located around the world, providing strategies that span the full spectrum of asset classes. As one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world, with assets under management of $1.9 trillion (as of March 31, 2020), we provide global market insights and a range of investment capabilities that few other firms can match.

JPMAM has provided support to finance curriculum and jointly sponsored our Emerging Leaders Program.  This program provides credit bearing instruction along with internship opportunities for our scholars.

10-12

The Emerging Leaders Program is a credit bearing program for  10th-12th grade students which provides career awareness, exploration, and readiness skills.  It incorporates in-class coursework on workplace communications, interviewing skills, career awareness, resume building, LinkedIn profiles along with panel discussions with private sector professionals across many different career pathways.  Students also work in groups on Team Projects and are paired with professional mentors from JPMorgan.

The Lab School is the founding school for this program which now incorporates 4 So. Bronx High Schools that work together to build professional skills and pathways for scholars.  Lead support is provided by JPMorgan Asset Management which is supported by 5 other private sector sponsors.  OVer 150 professionals are leveraged as panelist, team leads, and mentors for the student participants.  

11-12

Through the use of virtual reality and interactive 360° experiences, You Visit enables students to participate in high quality campus tours without ever leaving their classrooms.

YouVisit for the past two years has provided a four session experience for students to learn about virtual and augmented reality and career options in the tech field.

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11-12

iMentor builds mentoring relationships that empower first-generation students from low-income communities to graduate high school, succeed in college, and achieve their ambitions.

Provides 2 school based program coordinates to roll out a weekly college preparation curriculum to 11th and 12th grade students plus individual mentors for each student who provide weekly online support and monthly in person support.

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11-12

Modern States Education Alliance is a non-profit dedicated to making a high quality college education free of cost and accessible to any person who seeks one. Its founding principle is that access to affordable education is fundamental to any philosophy that respects all individuals, and fundamental to the American dream.

Provides prep classes for 11th and 12th grade students to prepare for various CLEP exams and funds students taking the exams.

11-12

Global Glimpse is a highly selective, structured leadership program that launches motivated US high school students from a wide range of backgrounds into a fascinating, transformative international experience.

Will sponsor students on international trips that feature cultural and educational experiences.

11-12

Genesys Works creates career pathways and opportunities for youth from underserved communities while simultaneously helping employers fill critical talent gaps within their companies.  They provide  skills training, counseling and coaching, and paid internships for high school seniors who currently reside in underserved communities and lack access to the resources needed to achieve sustained economic mobility.

GeneSys Works invited Lab School to participate in their apprenticeship program for Senior in 2021.  This will provide accepted scholars with paid apprenticeships during their senior year working with private sector sponsors.  Scholars will also receive training on career preparedness skills and workplace communications during the summer.

Organization

Grades

Mission

Role at The Lab School

11-12

CareerWise New York is a youth apprenticeship system based in New York City. CareerWise New York offers a three-year applied-learning environment for high school students and an innovative talent-acquisition strategy for businesses. With apprenticeship, students earn debt-free college credit and nationally-recognized industry certification through their meaningful work experience in fields such as IT, financial services, and business operations…all while graduating on-time.

The Lab School has been working with CWNY since its initial launch in NY in 2018.  Accepted scholars participate in a paid apprenticeship program over a 3 year term, working in major private sector companies in various capacities.

11-13+

For over thirty years, The Robin Hood Foundation has been finding, fueling and creating the most impactful and scalable solutions to lift families out of poverty in New York City. We partner with over 250 nonprofits to support food, housing, education, legal services, workforce development, and more to New Yorkers living in poverty across all five boroughs.

In partnership with Arete Education, Inc., will provide support for student employment opportunities and leadership development through a stipend.