Alumni in the News: Dr. Valerie Rowe

Dr. Valerie Rowe is investing in the future of New York City high-school students.

Dr. Rowe earned her doctorate at Fordham University and was a Clinical Associate Professor at GSE in the Division of Curriculum and Teaching from 1999 to 2009.  She has continued to support GSE and education in New York city- with a recent gift of $1 million to Student Sponsor Partners, an organization that provides scholarships to at-risk high-school students, 61 young people will be able to pursue their education at a nonpublic high school. With the organization’s 85% graduation rate, most of the students are expected to earn a diploma and the majority will go on to college.

Click here to read the full story in the Wall Street Journal (subscription required).



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