T. Rowe Price Foundation Supports Working in Support of Education (W!se)

Media Contact: Samantha Spina | 212-421-2700 | sspina@wise-ny.org New York, NY – Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from T. Rowe Price Foundation to support its educational programs. W!se’s mission is to improve economic mobility through financial literacy & college and career readiness. Among the… Read More

“Diminishing Stigma of LGBTQ+ Student Mental Health” Places First at QLI Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y.– On Tuesday, June 7, Working in Support of Education (W!se) held the 27th Annual Quality of Life INNOVATIONS (QLI) Awards Ceremony at PwC on Madison Ave, New York City. High school students from the five boroughs participated in developing innovative solutions to quality of life issues in their communities with eight teams… Read More

TENTH ANNIVERSARY: 100 BEST W!SE HIGH SCHOOLS TEACHING PERSONAL FINANCE

New York, NY – April 26, 2022 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national nonprofit, celebrated the 10th anniversary of its ranking, the “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” during a virtual ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. The first place distinction was given to Academies of West Memphis in West Memphis, Arkansas…. Read More

W!se Launches Financial Literacy App!

Dear Friends, I am thrilled to announce the launch of the W!se Financially Literacy app to enhance our Financial Literacy Certification program! This newly developed resource is a cloud-based mobile app with an updated database of practice test questions that enables students from schools participating in the Certification program to take practice tests and quizzes… Read More

Financial Literacy Ambassador Awards Announced

Financial Literacy Ambassador Awards Announced New York, NY – August 25, 2021 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national educational nonprofit, announced the five 2021 Financial Literacy Ambassadors today during a virtual ceremony. High school students who passed the Wise Financial Literacy Certification Test with a score of 95% or better and interested in… Read More

9th Annual 100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance Rankings Announced

New York, NY – April 22, 2021 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national educational nonprofit, announced the 2021 ranking of its“100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” today during a virtual ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. The High School for Math, Science, and Engineering in New York City earned first place. Hurley… Read More

Sustainability Education – An Investment in the Future

A core focus of Working in Support of Education (W!se), a non-profit organization, is to help high schools prepare students for college and the workplace. Given environmental, economic and social challenges facing many countries, readiness for the future means having a foundational knowledge of sustainability. During these difficult times, we search for clues about what… Read More

8th Annual 100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance Rankings Announced

New York, NY – April 27, 2020 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national educational nonprofit, announced the 2020 ranking of the “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” today during a virtual ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. Hurley High School in Virginia earned first place. The High School for Math, Science &… Read More

W!se Celebrates 20 Years of Impact

June 20, 2019 Working in Support of Education Celebrates 20 Years of Impact The leading educational nonprofit will celebrate with a gala at the historic New York Stock Exchange Honorees will include top executives from the NYSE, PwC US, BNY Mellon|Pershing and McGraw-Hill Education Media Contact: Mary Jo Rohrer; mjrohrer@wise-ny.org | 212-421-2700 June 20, 2019,… Read More

Working in Support of Education (W!se) Partners with Deutsche Bank for Hackathon

Media Contact: Mary Jo Rohrer | 212-421-2700 | mjrohrer@wise-ny.org Working in Support of Education (W!se) Partners with Deutsche Bank for Hackathon New York, NY, Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to partner with Deutsche Bank on the development of a  mobile app primarily for students in W!se’s Financial Literacy Certification program. More than… Read More