ARCHIVED: The New York Times lauds the services of Yonkers Public Schools' new college centers, which include writing clinics taught by SLC graduate students

Monday, November 8, 2010

In an article titled, "With New Resources, Urban Students Are Encouraged to Apply to College," examines the six new college centers opened in Yonkers Public Schools since 2008. Funded by the nonprofit Yonkers Partners in Education, the centers provide students with on-site college advisers, scholarships for SAT prep classes, bus trips to colleges, and writing clinics taught by graduate students at Sarah Lawrence.