Adams announces historic college and career scholarships for NYC youth


New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced the investments into the futures of the city’s youth by giving 97% of NYC kindergartners access to a New York City Scholarship account to begin planning for college and career training.

This year, a total of $6.5 million has been invested in 65,300 NYC Scholarship accounts for students participating in the NYC Kids RISE Save for College program, which helps families, communities and schools invest in their children’s future – regardless of income or immigration status.

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