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$20 Million Boost: Mayor Adams Restores Funding for NYC Summer Rising Program – Supporting Schools and Education!

Mayor Eric Adams added $20 million to keep the Summer Rising Program going and put more money to help schools and education programs in New York City during budget talks.

Mayor Adams Restores Funds for Summer Rising Program in Budget Talks

According to the published article in the New York Post, Mayor Eric Adams has decided not to cut millions from New York City‘s popular Summer Rising Program, which helps over 100,000 students. The Summer Rising Program, which offers activities from Monday to Friday, almost faced a $20 million cut. Instead, Adams announced a $20 million investment to keep the program running full-time.

Besides the Summer Rising Program, Adams is putting $75 million into schools with fewer students. This money will help keep their budgets the same as last year. He also announced $32 million to keep important education Summer Rising Program going. These Summer Rising Program were funded by federal money during the pandemic, which is ending soon.

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$20 Million Boost: Mayor Adams Restores Funding for NYC Summer Rising Program – Supporting Schools and Education! (PHOTO: Chalkbeat)

City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams Applauds Funding Measures in Ongoing NYC Budget Negotiations

Furthermore, City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams praised these steps, saying Summer Rising Program are good for students and families. This funding change is part of ongoing budget talks. The city’s education budget faces a big cut of about $808 million. Adams and the City Council need to agree on the final budget by June 30.

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