NUA President Eric Cooper receives MLK Award from Israeli Consulate

February 6 2008

The Consultate General of Israel in New York today recognized Dr. Eric Cooper, president of the National Urban Alliance (NUA), with its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award for his years of work to bring together races, cultures, and ethnicities in schools that access every child. READ MORE

The Carnegie Corporation, the Gates Foundation and the Open Society Institute

July 31, 2001

The Carnegie Corporation, the Gates Foundation and the Open Society Institute announced with New York City and New Visions, competitive planning grants to create New Century High Schools in New York City. Districts 13, 16 and 17, in collaboration with the NUA, as the lead agency, will offer students graduating from middle schools a high school education through an innovative new partnership school that will link classroom learning with a network of services. The cooperative will include museums, colleges, business, family and youth development organizations. The planning grants from the partnerships will compete for a total of $30,000,000.


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Carnegie Corporation

The NUA and IPS were selected in a competitive process among 21 districts for a $250,000 Carnegie Corporation planning grant to improve high schools in Indianapolis. The collaboration between NUA & IPS is in competition with nine other districts selected for their potential for providing systemwide improvements. Five system-based partnerships are competing for $8,000,000 over five years. Award announcements will be made in the Fall of 2001.

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College Board

$50,000 planning grant to the NUA in 1990.

Ford Foundation

$75,000 Ford Foundation planning grant to NUA and Teachers College, Columbia University in 1991.