The source for news and events at Teachers College, Columbia University
Volume XIII, No. 4 ♦ 12/2007
TC is home to 12 students in a project through the Manhattan Transition Center, one of the few remaining vocational schools in New York City, that helps them with school and trains them for work.
Four of five NYC principals honored by Time Warner are TC program alums
Readiness for pre-K can be a strong predictor of achievement later on, finds a new study co-authored by TC's Jeanne Brooks Gunn -- but don't give up on that rowdy toddler.
Teachers College lost an active professor-Leslie Williams-and retired faculty members Robert Bone, Kenneth Herrold and Elizabeth Maloney in November. All were leaders in their fields.
After 40 years of teaching kids to speak, Doug Greer has some new numbers that help validate his work. He's also got a new book that lays out his methodology.
No, he's not that Dan Brown, but this TC student is getting rave reviews, too -- for his firsthand account of inner city teaching.
The author of "The Sandbox Investment" discusses that rarest of beasts in education: the bipartisan issue.
TC alumni award winners are pioneers in fields ranging from sex ed to disaster management.
For the past semester, we've had a pioneer in our midst. Why not stop and say hello?
Tom James, TC's Provost and Dean, has received the 2007 Distinguished Leadership Award from the University of North Carolina School of Education, where he served as Dean from 2003 through spring of 2007.
TC's Equity Symposium asks: Can the state finance suits fill the gap as the Supreme Court retreats on integration?
A report by Melinda Mechur Karp, Juan Carlos Calcagno, Katherine L. Hughes, Dong Wook Jeong and Thomas R. Bailey explores enrollment by high school students in college-level courses. The authors, all of whom are with the Community College Research Center at Teachers College, found that dual enrollment is a useful strategy for encouraging postsecondary success -- not only for academically-focused high school students, but also for those who participate in career and technical education programs.