GOOGLE TO ROLL OUT AFTERSCHOOL CODING CLASSES FOR 100K NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL KIDS

GOOGLE TO ROLL OUT AFTER-SCHOOL CODING CLASSES FOR 100K NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL KIDS

The tech giant will work with the City as part of Mayor de Blasio's $10 million Tech Talent Pipeline initiative launched last May, which aims to get children interested in the STEM fields. Google officials said that all kids enrolled in 857 afterschool programs across the five boroughs, including DYCD-funded programs, will get to use CS First, which teaches youngsters how to code.
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SONYC Programs: Youth in Homeless Family Shelters and District 79 Schools Concept Paper
In accordance with section 3-16(j) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) will be issuing a Concept Paper for the SONYC Programs: Youth in Homeless Family Shelters and District 79 Schools.   Following release of this concept paper, DYCD will issue a request for proposal (RFP), through the HHS Accelerator system to qualified organizations for pilot SONYC programs in settings where comprehensive afterschool services have not, typically, been available. Targeted students fall into two main categories: (1) those living in selected Department of Homeless Services (DHS) family shelters; and (2) justice-involved youth and at-risk youth receiving alternative education services under the auspices of the Department of Education’s District 79 (D79).
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DYCD is pleased to present the 2014 Annual Report
2014 was a tremendous year of growth for DYCD, including the launch of the School’s Out New York City (SONYC) afterschool program that nearly doubled the number of free afterschool seats for grades 6-8. In the 2014-15 school year, more than 78,000 middle schoolers will have access to high quality learning opportunities, including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and other programming that are pathways to success for our young people.

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SONYC Awards at Non-Public Schools and Community Centers
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DYCD is proud to release the following three Request for Proposals:  
 SONYC: Additional Public School Sites
 COMPASS School-Based Elementary Programs
 COMPASS Center Based or Non-Public Schools Elementary Programs

The above  RFPs have been released through the HHS Accelerator system to those organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas. Likewise, proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurements” section of the system by those same prequalified organizations.

SONYC: In this RFP, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is seeking qualified nonprofit organizations to provide SONYC programs for students in grades 6 to 8 at the public school sites that currently lack comprehensive afterschool services.  The only eligible sites are those listed in Attachment C to the RFP: List of Eligible School Sites.

COMPASS: Through these RFPs, the City is seeking qualified non-profit organizations to operate school-based and or center-based COMPASS elementary programs for students in grades K -5.  Attached to these RFPs is a list of only the eligible school sites and community districts.

It is anticipated that the term of the contracts awarded from these RFPs will be from July 1, 2015 to August 31, 2018 with an option to renew for two additional years.
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Middle School Afterschool RFP Awardees    
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The FY 2015 forms are now available online. CBO providers must ensure that all budgets and budget modifications submitted by their agency are in compliance with New York City and DYCD rules and regulations. 
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