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Volume XI, No.2 ♦ 10/2005

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    A 'Divine' Inspiration

    Author and education activist Jonathan Kozol signs his new book, Shame of the Nation, after speaking at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in September.
    Published: 10/11/2005 2:44:00 PM

  • Glass Half Full

    Glass Half Full

    William Taylor, chair of the Citizen's Commission on Civil Rights, speaks in favor of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the Bush Administration's education program, at a forum sponsored by the Department of Organization and Leadership on September 8.
    Published: 10/11/2005 2:44:00 PM

  • New Faces

    New Faces

    Eleanor Drago-Severson, Rachel L. Navarro, Barbara Tversky, and Ye (Angel) Wang
    Published: 10/11/2005 2:44:00 PM

  • The Welcome Wagon

    The Welcome Wagon

    Don Martin, Associate Dean for Enrollment and Student Services, meets with new Student Ambassadors for the 2005-06 school year.
    Published: 10/11/2005 2:44:00 PM

  • Who

    Who's your Buddy?

    The new TC Math Buddies program pitches to potential recruits during TC's New Student Orientation Week.
    Published: 10/11/2005 2:44:00 PM

  • Ringing in the New

    Ringing in the New

    This year you may notice fewer first-year students wandering the hallways in bewilderment, trying to discern the difference between Thorndike and Thompson, or talking nervously about how they accidentally took the subway to 168th St. when they were trying to get to Columbus Circle.
    Published: 10/11/2005 1:25:00 PM

  • The End of an Era

    Arthur Levine had much to report in his annual State of the College address on September 14, but he saved the biggest news for last: he will step down as the Colleges President on July 1, 2006. His departure will cap a 12-year run during which the College tripled its endowment; refurbished and rehabilitated its physical plant; reorganized its academic departments and strengthened its faculty and Board of Trustees; conducted the largest capital campaign ever undertaken by a graduate school of education; and adopted a new mission focused on educational equity.
    Published: 10/11/2005 11:28:00 AM

  • A Call to Arms

    Congressman Charles Rangel and Teachers College President Arthur Levine issued a joint call for the creation of greater incentives for highly qualified teachers to work in New York City's most challenging schools. Speaking on the eve of the new school year, the two - who were joined by a panel of other speakers - aimed their message at both the New York City Department of Education and the United Federation of Teachers, who are in the midst of negotiating a new contract for the city's teachers.
    Published: 10/11/2005

  • In Brief

    Sharon Lynn Kagan, Veronica Holly, and Department of Communication, Computing and Technology in Education (CCTE)
    Published: 10/11/2005

  • It's Not Just Academic

    The knock on scholarly conferences and symposia is that too often they are just that: scholarly. Information gets presented; debates ensue - but then what?
    Published: 10/11/2005

  • Shelter from the Storm

    Shelter from the Storm

    Teachers College alumnus Michael Johnson was working as superintendent of schools for New York City's District 29 (student population: 30,000) when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
    Published: 10/11/2005

  • The Elaine Brantley Memorial Award

    The Elaine Brantley Memorial Award

    The Elaine Brantley Memorial Award for Community and Civility...
    Published: 10/11/2005