All 23 of The Urban Assembly's Schools have applied for the Progressive Redesign Opportunity Schools for Excellence (PROSE) program for the 2015-16 school year. The PROSE program allows schools to implement innovative plans that fall outside of the Chancellor's Regulations or UFT or CSA contracts to improve their instruction and operations. Featured in a press release from the NYC Department of Education is Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science who have applied to allow teachers and administrators want the ability to "time-shift" their vacation schedules and workday start and end times to allow more staffing to be available when needed. The school would also like more flexibility in scheduling to allow CBO enrichment programs to occur at different times during the day.

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