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Event Details: Enigmatic Inequality in New York City’s Public Schools

Description: Please join President Susan Fuhrman and Provost Thomas James for an endowed professorship lecture by Professor Aaron M. Pallas, Arthur I. Gates Professor of Sociology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University Lecture Description Although the schools in large urban school districts share a common mission, the resources on which they rely -- dollars, good students, and experienced teachers -- are in short supply. Why are some schools consistent winners in this competition for resources and others consistent losers? This lecture explores the dynamics of resource allocation in the New York City public school system during the Bloomberg administration. The analysis provides insights into how school district practices can amplify the inequalities among schools. To register:

Type: Lectures & Talks

Location: Milbank Chapel

Date & Time: 2/27/2014, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Website: http://

Contact: Trish McNicholas


Contact Phone: 8234

Contact's Affiliation: Office of College Events


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