Bridging the Gap Between High School & College: Part 12

This series of blogs has summarized and highlighted important portions of our recent white paper, The New York City DOE/CUNY Library Collaborative: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College, which you can view here. This entry focuses on the executive summary, and concludes the series.

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Career Online High School recognized as part of White House College Opportunity Summit

College Opportunity Summit

Last Thursday, President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden convened the nation’s education, business and nonprofit leaders to collaborate and share best practices for increasing college opportunities for first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students – some of the very same students served frequently by our public libraries. Among these leaders was Michael Hansen, CEO of Gale’s parent company, Cengage Learning, and Dr. Howard Liebman, founder and superintendent of Career Online High School, who participated in this important discussion about how to engage disconnected youth and increase educational opportunities.

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