Governor Cuomo Announces $32.5 Million Federal Grant for “NYS Promise” to Improve Education and Career Outcomes for Low-Income Youth with Disabilities | Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York State has received a $32.5 million award from the U.S. Department of Education to improve the education and career outcomes for more than 2,000 children with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in Western New York, Capital Region and New York City. This funding will allow the State to implement “NYS PROMISE,” as part of the Obama Administration’s “Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income” (PROMISE) initiative.

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Author: New York State DCDT

The New York DCDT strives to increase collaboration efforts in effective transition planning for individuals with disabilities by reducing the duplication of efforts and aligning resources and communication.

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