Microsoft Flagship Store - Workshop
In focusing on chronic absenteeism, it’s important to remember that most students in New York City do go to school regularly. About half of New York City’s students are solid attenders. Another quarter are not considered high-risk. And for many students who miss too much school in their elementary years, experience and research has shown that relatively simple interventions can make a big difference. Courtesy of Center NYC.
“ We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends. "
Mary Mcleod Bethune
Every student will have the chance to expand their opportunity to learn. The world is their environment and we are seeking every opportunity to experience diversity.
November 26th, students joined innovative Microsoft in a workshop. Students enjoyed a day in the city and spent time with Microsoft staff. Each student had an opportunity to experience creating and playing with technology. We thank Bronxworks and Microsoft for this opportunity.