EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION

| April 27, 2019

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Our City has made great strides towards providing an excellent education for all New York City children. More children than ever are enrolled in our Universal Pre-K programs. A more diverse group of students are having conversations about college and accessing high-level college-preparatory coursework. And our high school on-time graduation rates are at a record high. Still, our school system faces challenges. An elementary school student with limited access to a wide vocabulary at home struggles to read at grade level.

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National American University is a cornerstone of higher education, offering flexible degree programs designed for working adults seeking new careers, new adventures and new lives. NAU helps students achieve their educational goals at over 35 campus locations, including online.

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