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Helping Teachers Liberate Imaginations Behind Bars: WNYC reports on a TC-led workshop for teachers at the city's high school on Riker's Island

Courtney Brown was among the staff of TC's Center for the Professional Education of Teachers (CPET) who led a two-week workshop for teachers at the Riker's Island school.
Courtney Brown was among the staff of TC's Center for the Professional Education of Teachers (CPET) who led a two-week workshop for teachers at the Riker's Island school.
How do you make Romeo and Juliet accessible to teen inmates who often read at a second-grade level? As reported by WNYC, Riker's Island instructors gleaned some answers in a recent two-week workshop on the theme of love, offered by Courtney Brown, Laura Rigolosi and other staff developers at TC's Center for the Professional Education of Teachers.

Published Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017

Courtney Brown was among the staff of TC's Center for the Professional Education of Teachers (CPET) who led a two-week workshop for teachers at the Riker's Island school.
Courtney Brown was among the staff of TC's Center for the Professional Education of Teachers (CPET) who led a two-week workshop for teachers at the Riker's Island school.
How do you make Romeo and Juliet accessible to teen inmates who often read at a second-grade level? As reported by WNYC, Riker's Island instructors gleaned some answers in a recent two-week workshop on the theme of love, offered by Courtney Brown, Laura Rigolosi and other staff developers at TC's Center for the Professional Education of Teachers.

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