News from EPSA
The Education Policy Dissertation Research Fellowship is open to TC students, regardless of their department or program, whose dissertation research has the potential to inform societal efforts to improve educational opportunity, achievement, or equity. This research should be focused on an important policy issue at any level of government, reflect potential for policy utility, and show a strong likelihood of being accepted in the most well-respected journals. Our view of policy relevance is a broad one, encompassing research that affects policy indirectly by shifting public understanding of societal challenges and opportunities for effective intervention. Published: 11/20/2013 11:16:00 AM
Professor Scott-Clayton testified before the Senate HELP Committee about gaps in college enrollment and the effects of financial aid, and made suggestions for reform. Published: 11/14/2013 1:16:00 PM
Prof. Bailey, Director of TC's Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, writes in the New York Times Room for Debate, that having high schools, colleges, and institutions collaborate can increase high school graduation and college success. graduation and college success. Published: 11/4/2013 11:24:00 AM
The Assistant Professor at the Community College Research Center proposes major structural changes to improve college student outcomes. Published: 10/31/2013
The Campaign, along with the Center for Children's Initiatives, released a comprehensive proposal to make quality preschool available in New York State. Published: 10/28/2013 3:14:00 PM
Judith Scott-Clayton weighs in on the difficulty of ranking higher education institutions in an article in the New York Times. Published: 10/28/2013 12:07:00 PM
Professor Judy Scott-Clayton, a faculty member in the Economics and Education program at the EPSA department, shared her opinion on a nationwide outreach program by the College Board, the group that administers the SAT. The program tries to persuade more low-income high school seniors who scored high on standardized tests to apply to select colleges. Her voice was included in the New York Times' article by David Leonhardt, A Nudge to Poorer Students to Aim High on Colleges. Published: 9/26/2013 12:07:00 PM
Twenty-one years after the first charter schools opened in Minnesota, what do we know about charter school performance in the United States? TC's Priscilla Wohlstetter and co-authors bring new information to a longstanding debate. Published: 9/25/2013 4:13:00 PM
Judy Scott-Clayton in the New York Times, Sept. 25, 2013.
Read the article here.