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The Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) was created in 1988 by a provision of the Liberty Scholarships Program legislation.  This higher education initiative targets youth who have been identified as at risk for dropping out of school.  LPP provides eligible students with a range of services structured to facilitate their ability to persist through high school completion and admissions as competitive candidates for postsecondary education and the workforce.  Offerings include needs assessments; case management; counseling/goal-setting; college, career explorations; pre-collegiate/workforce readiness programming; internships; cultural enrichment; recreation; and, parental involvement/support.

The LPP provides competitive funding opportunities to postsecondary education institutions that collaborate with schools, community-based organizations and other stakeholders in the implementation of local programs designed to close the performance gap of middle and senior high-school students in urban, rural and suburban communities.



Federal Statute:          

Federal Regulation:   

State Statute:             Education Law §§610 and 612 

State Regulation:      8NYCRR Part 55 



State-                           $18.36m


Special Revenue-         

Total-                           $18.36m

Last updated
December 7, 2018 - 2:04pm