NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's public school system and its public university have a new resource to help students get to college and succeed once they get there.
It's a website that answers questions such as how to choose colleges and who qualifies for financial aid.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said Wednesday that the web site is like having a personal adviser.
City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein calls it "an access window to collegiate opportunity."
The effort is part of a citywide college readiness initiative.
It's being funded through a $3 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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June 19 is National Dine Out Day. Restaurants and vendors across the country are contributing a percentage of their revenues for the day to the NJ Relief Fund to benefit Superstorm Sandy victims.
One bird may have been responsible for several hundred Hoboken residents losing power.
One bird may have been responsible for several hundred Hoboken residents losing power. A spokeswoman for Public Service Electric & Gas says the bird touched a transformer on Clinton Street near Columbus Park Wednesday morning.