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October 2014


News you can use from teachers college

 

Fall 2014 Edition

 

News You Can Use features the latest in research, policy and leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University.


 

News

TR@TC2 Residency Program Wins $7.5 Million Federal Grant

Teaching Residents at Teachers College 2 is one of 24 teacher prep programs nationwide funded by a federal Teacher Quality Partnership grant to prepare teachers who will improve student achievement in the STEM disciplines.

Largest-Ever TC Federal Grant Seeks to Validate the Early College Model of Boosting Student Achievement

 

TC will serve 22,000 high-need middle- and high-school students through its new STEM Early College Expansion partnership

 

TC Receives $10 million Federal Grant to Improve Outcomes for Struggling Community College Students

 

New Center for the Analysis of Post-Secondary Readiness will study ways to improve remedial assessment and instruction

 

TC a National Leader in Awarding Doctorates to Black Students

 

The College ranks sixth among all U.S. universities, according to the 2014 Almanac of Higher Education

 

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Views

TC's Wells and Ready: Housing Policies Maintain Segregation in America's Suburban Schools

Recapping their findings in New York's Nassau County, two TC researchers argue that policies encouraging minorities to move to the suburbs are causing white flight and reinforcing school and community segregation

Judith Scott-Clayton Argues in NY Times for a Simpler Way to Apply for Financial Aid

 

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is so complicated that it's functioning as a barrier to college for many in need

 

Peter Coleman in Time: Questioning Branson's "unlimited vacation time" announcement

 

An entrepreneurial guru's offer of endless summers sounds good but will only incentivize workaholics to work more

 

TC's Robert Carter in The Huffington Post: Why the color line endures in America

 

A TC psychologist and expert on race distills the lessons of events in Ferguson, MO

 

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Research & Policy

Tisch Food Center Inaugural Study: Only 39% of NYC public elementary schools have nutrition education

The numbers are up but most young children still aren't getting the kind of nutrition education that results in healthier eating behavior

TC Study Finds MOOC Reality Not Yet Meeting High Expectations

 

A look at the "MOOCspace" in 62 institutions finds the often-huge online classes are falling short of democratizing education

 

The Learning Analyst: Ryan Baker mines MOOCs to learn what makes students tune in

 

Looking for clues on how to create computer-based learning environments that genuinely engage learners

 

With Federal Grant, TC Takes the Lead on Realizing Obamacare's Goals of Integrated Care

 

TC psychology students are being supported to realize the President's vision of mental health professionals working side by side with medical caregivers

 

Click Here For More Research & Policy »

   

Published Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

October 2014


News you can use from teachers college

 

Fall 2014 Edition

 

News You Can Use features the latest in research, policy and leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University.


 

News

TR@TC2 Residency Program Wins $7.5 Million Federal Grant

Teaching Residents at Teachers College 2 is one of 24 teacher prep programs nationwide funded by a federal Teacher Quality Partnership grant to prepare teachers who will improve student achievement in the STEM disciplines.

Largest-Ever TC Federal Grant Seeks to Validate the Early College Model of Boosting Student Achievement

 

TC will serve 22,000 high-need middle- and high-school students through its new STEM Early College Expansion partnership

 

TC Receives $10 million Federal Grant to Improve Outcomes for Struggling Community College Students

 

New Center for the Analysis of Post-Secondary Readiness will study ways to improve remedial assessment and instruction

 

TC a National Leader in Awarding Doctorates to Black Students

 

The College ranks sixth among all U.S. universities, according to the 2014 Almanac of Higher Education

 

Click Here For More News »

 

Views

TC's Wells and Ready: Housing Policies Maintain Segregation in America's Suburban Schools

Recapping their findings in New York's Nassau County, two TC researchers argue that policies encouraging minorities to move to the suburbs are causing white flight and reinforcing school and community segregation

Judith Scott-Clayton Argues in NY Times for a Simpler Way to Apply for Financial Aid

 

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is so complicated that it's functioning as a barrier to college for many in need

 

Peter Coleman in Time: Questioning Branson's "unlimited vacation time" announcement

 

An entrepreneurial guru's offer of endless summers sounds good but will only incentivize workaholics to work more

 

TC's Robert Carter in The Huffington Post: Why the color line endures in America

 

A TC psychologist and expert on race distills the lessons of events in Ferguson, MO

 

Click Here For More Views »

Research & Policy

Tisch Food Center Inaugural Study: Only 39% of NYC public elementary schools have nutrition education

The numbers are up but most young children still aren't getting the kind of nutrition education that results in healthier eating behavior

TC Study Finds MOOC Reality Not Yet Meeting High Expectations

 

A look at the "MOOCspace" in 62 institutions finds the often-huge online classes are falling short of democratizing education

 

The Learning Analyst: Ryan Baker mines MOOCs to learn what makes students tune in

 

Looking for clues on how to create computer-based learning environments that genuinely engage learners

 

With Federal Grant, TC Takes the Lead on Realizing Obamacare's Goals of Integrated Care

 

TC psychology students are being supported to realize the President's vision of mental health professionals working side by side with medical caregivers

 

Click Here For More Research & Policy »

   

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