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The Expanded Exchange

Daily News Op-Ed Calls on Mayor to Protect SYEP, Shouts Out ExpandED's efforts to Retool

New York City high school students call on Mayor De Blasio to protect funds for the beloved Summer Youth Employment Program, which provides paid summer jobs to 75,000 teens, many of whom come fro ... read more

Video by Options Teen Apprentice Shows Life Under Covid-19

Jennifer Friedlin

Name: KeilaHigh School: High School for Enviornmental StudiesOptions Apprenticeship Placement: Educational Video CenterSkills: Creating Media for Social JusticeProject: A Video about Covid-19Mayor Bil ... read more

Want to Play? Afterschool Educator Sadeon Develops a New Video Game

Jennifer Friedlin

In school, Sadeon Martin felt like an outsider because unlike many of his peers he was never into art classes and projects. But when his school added digital arts, Sadeon found his passion.“We ... read more

ExpandED Takes to Twitter to Demand Afterschool Funding Protection

Saskia Traill

Dear Partners, Colleagues, Supporters, Friends, and Students:As we head into what promises to be a difficult budget season, ExpandED Schools is determined to do everything in our power to protect afte ... read more

Spotlight: Amid Covid-19 Pathways Fellow Steps Up to Help Others

Jennifer Friedlin

Jonas Casimir is always in search of a new challenge. Already equipped with an MBA and a job as a Department of Education community coordinator for students in temporary housing, Jonas joine ... read more

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