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Volume IX, No. 9 ♦ 6/2004

  • Education Policy Panel Discusses the Real-World Impact of No Child Left Behind

    In 2001, the "No Child Left Behind" Act (NCLB) was signed into law with great fanfare, promising to produce widespread change and promote improvement in the public schools. A Panel at TC discusses it's true impact.
    Published: 6/7/2004

  • Muslim Educators Discuss Education, Civics and Contemporary Issues at TC

    Eight educators from countries spanning from Africa to Asia came to Teachers College on April 15, the final stop in a multi-city tour of the United States.
    Published: 6/7/2004

  • "Letters to the Next President" Forum Addresses the American Education Crisis

    If you could send a message directly to the next President of the United States suggesting ways to improve the condition of education, what would you say?
    Published: 1/1/2003

  • The Last Lesson

    The Last Lesson

    TC President Arthur Levine delivers the final lesson to TC Graduates at commencement.
    Published: 5/31/2004

  • "Our Leaders Are Us": Harlem Student Activists Inspire Each Other

    On May 7, Teachers College hosted the “Our Leaders Are Us: Youth Activism in Social Movements” symposium with ninth graders and their teachers from Region 10 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.
    Published: 1/1/2003

  • BookTalk: A Leap from Mind to Mind

    The final program of TC’s popular BookTalk lecture series for the 2003-2004 academic year featured Harold Miller, former President and Chairman of publishing house Houghton Mifflin, Inc., discussing his new book, Publishing: A Leap from Mind To Mind.
    Published: 1/1/2003

  • Perspectives on Culture, Ethnicity, and Pedagogy at IUME

    Edmund W. Gordon (left), Director of TC’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education, and Edmund T. Gordon, from the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Anthropology, take part in a conversation on “Perspectives on Culture, Ethnicity, and Pedagogy” on Wednesday, April 28 in TC’s Private Dining Room.
    Published: 1/1/2003

  • TC Student Joins Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage

    TC student fights for recognition of same-sex marriage.
    Published: 6/7/2004

  • Victor Ahor-Yeboah Retires

    Victor Ahor-Yeboah laughs with a well-wisher during his going-away party on Wednesday, April 28 in Whittier Café. Ahor-Yeboah had spent 15 years as a security guard in Teachers College, and was well-known for his cheer and friendliness.
    Published: 6/7/2004

  • TC Welcomes Laurie Dorf as New Executive Director of Development and Program Services

    Laurie Dorf, the new Executive Director of Development and Program Services at Teachers College, has wasted no time in settling into the role.
    Published: 6/7/2004

  • Society for International Education Launches Research Volume

    On May 11, the Society for International Education launched Education in Emergencies and Post-Conflict Situations: Problems, Responses, Possibilities, an edited volume of graduate student research.
    Published: 1/1/2003

  • Celebrating Our Children at the Rita Gold Center

    Rita and Herb Gold (at right) are joined by President Arthur Levine, On-site Coordinator Isabel M. Belinkie and a preschooler at the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center’s spring fund raising event on May 6. The photo exhibit/sale was entitled “Celebrating our Children.” The Rita Gold Center is a resource for students across the College who are engaged in observation, teaching, and research with young children and families.
    Published: 1/1/2003

  • FERA Brings the University to Middle School Students

    On Tuesday, May 5, Teachers College doctoral student Kelvin Sealey, using a blend of popular Hollywood films, introduced a visiting group of 7th grade students from Paul Lawrence Dunbar Middle School in the Bronx to the idea of the university, with its complex mix of knowledge and perspectives. Sealey is a founder of the Film & Education Research Academy (FERA) at Teachers College, a research unit of the Center for Educational Outreach & Innovation.
    Published: 1/1/2003

  • Power Lunch: Scholarship Recipients, Donors Celebrated

    Bringing together scholarship students and the benefactors who make their education possible can inspire both groups, but in many cases such meetings never happen.
    Published: 6/1/2004

  • Student Senate Gala

    Jack Hyland, Co-Chair of TC’s Board of Trustees, prepares to receive an award from Student Senate President Christy Bagwell at the third annual Spring Gala on Thursday, April 24 in the TC Cafeteria.
    Published: 6/7/2004