Helen Rosenthal Outlines Funding For UWS Schools

In an email sent to her constituents on September 25, Helen Rosenthal stated that her office has allocated over $570,000 to UWS public schools for fiscal year 2021, which will contribute to a “wide variety of enrichment, arts, and after-school programs.”

Here is the list of recipient schools outlined in Rosenthal’s email:

  • PS 191 — Literacy & Mandarin Programs
  • PS 452 — Enrichment Programs
  • PS 84 — Enrichment Programs
  • MS 245 — Artist Residency Program
  • PS 166 — The Metropolitan Opera Guild Program
  • MS 258 — Activities & Enrichment Program
  • MS 256 — Activities & Enrichment Program
  • MS 250 — School Activities
  • New York City Center at PS 84 — Arts Program
  • CUNY Creative Arts Team at MLK Campus high schools — Arts Program
  • Reaching for the Arts at PS 191 — Operating Expenses for Afterschool Music Program
  • Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center/Lucy Moses School for Music & Dance at Special Music School — Arts Program
  • Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York at PS 199 — Philharmonic Program
  • Marquis Studios at West End Secondary School — Arts Program
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts at PS/MS 191 — Arts Program
  • YMCA at PS 191 — Afterschool Folk Arts Program
  • Catholic Charities Community Services at Innovation Diploma High School — Regents Prep Work
  • PS 75 Parent-Teacher Association — PS 75 Afterschool Program

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In addition to direct grants to these schools, the email states that funding has been provided to the following non-profit cultural and educational groups which provide programming for them:

  • National Dance Institute — Dance Residency Programs
  • Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation — Dance Programs
  • New 42nd Street — New Victory Theatre Education Programs
  • Kids Creative 404 — Operating Expenses for Kids Creative Summer Camp
  • New York City Ballet — Residency Programs
  • Film Society of Lincoln Center — Film Programs
  • Young People’s Chorus of New York City — YPC Programming
  • Vivian Beaumont Theater — Open Stages Programming in Public High Schools
  • Sadie Nash Leadership Project — Leadership Programs
  • Pride Not Prejudice — Anti-Bullying Presentations
  • Wellness in the Schools — Nutrition Programming at PS 452, PS 75 and other District 6 Schools
  • Mouse, Inc. — Digital Literacy Initiative in High Schools
  • Goddard Riverside Community Center — Youth Afterschool Programs at the Bernie Wohl & Lincoln Square Neighborhood centers
  • Strycker’s Bay Neighborhood Council — Afterschool Programming at The Commons
  • BioBus — Environmental Education Programming
  • Include NYC — Resources for Families with Children with Special Needs
  • New York Road Runners — Supplemental Phys Ed Programming
  • Class Size Matters — Development of Outreach Material & Information On Education Issues In Public Schools

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Lastly, Rosenthal states that she’s allocated $1.75 million to upgrade technology systems, renovate auditoriums and a library, and keep school buildings safe and in good repair. The following schools have been listed as recipients of this capital funding:

  • MLK High School: Upgraded sound & lighting system for the school auditorium
  • PS 84: Technology Upgrade
  • MS 43: Technology Upgrade
  • PS 75: Technology Upgrade
  • PS 166: Technology Upgrade
  • MS 250: Technology Upgrade
  • M256: Technology Upgrade
  • PS 452, M191, & M452: Yard Renovation
  • West End Secondary School, M837, & M291: Library Upgrade
  • M333 MSC: Auditorium Upgrade
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