DESE Commissioner’s weekly update:
JFYNetWorks receives $1 mm grant for statewide college readiness program
JFYNetWorks (formerly Jobs for Youth) has received a $1 million grant to establish collaborative partnerships between high schools and community colleges. JFYNetWorks will set up and manage Accuplacer preparation programs in high schools to accelerate and encourage enrollment into credit-bearing courses at community colleges and other colleges and universities. Interested high schools and community colleges should contact JFYNetWorks Executive Director Gary Kaplan at (617) 338-0815, ext. 224 or go to http://www.JFYBoston.org.