NYJTL ACES Afterschool Program Counters “Summer Slide”

The phenomenon “summer slide”, or summer learning loss, refers to the tendency for students, especially those from low-income families, to lose some of the academic skills gained during the previous school year due to lack of exposure to educational activities during the summer. This is because a student’s exposure to educational activities is often not […]

NYJTL Brings Citizen Ashe Documentary Directly to Its Participants With CNN

On June 10, 2022, CNN Films held an exclusive private screening of their original documentary Citizen Ashe to students from four New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) Bronx after-school programs. The film documents the evolution of NYJTL’s visionary founder Arthur Ashe, and his rise from tennis legend to global human rights activist.   “NYJTL is the […]

The Winners of the 2022 NYJTL Mayor Dinkins Cup Are In!

The Mayor Dinkins Cup is the largest free junior interscholastic tennis competition in the nation, with players from all over New York City representing public, parochial, and private schools. This year we had 540 entries from public, private, and parochial schools in elementary, middle, and high school divisions and more than 500 kids in individual […]