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Building on a strong foundation of access for all, education is a key ingredient in ensuring that New York City residents are able to successfully leverage technology personally, academically and professionally. Through game-changing City investments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, New Yorkers will benefit from schools and programs that equip them to learn and innovate in the technology ecosystem.

Milestones over the past year include the historic announcement of the Cornell NYC Tech on Roosevelt Island, the Academy for Software Engineering, and the new NYU/ NYU-Poly Center for Urban Science and Progress.

Applied Sciences NYC: Applied Sciences NYC is the City's initiative to build and expand world-class applied sciences and engineering campuses in the five boroughs. The initiative includes the Cornell NYC Tech, a partnership to build an applied sciences campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City.
Another initiative is the NYU/NYU-Poly Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), which is a partnership of top global institutions lead by NYU and NYU-Poly focusing on research and technology development that addresses urban challenges.

Academy for Software Engineering: a new school, sited at Washington Irving High School, that serves students in grades 9-12 and exposes students to innovative career options in technology and programming.

iZone: The Innovation Zone is a Department of Edication program supporting a community of innovative New York City schools committed to personalizing learning. Across the iZone, schools achieve personalization in a variety of ways based on which ideas, technology and tools work best for their school community.

MOUSE: an innovative youth development organization that empowers underserved students to provide technology support and leadership in their schools, supporting their technology careers.