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Volume X, No. 4 ♦ 1/2005

  • Back to the Future

    Back to the Future

    Barry Rosen leads TC's efforts to rebuild Afghanistan's education system post-Taliban
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Looking for the brightest

    Looking for the brightest

    The stories of economically disadvantaged African-American and Latino children who fall by the wayside-'"both in school and in life-'"are all too familiar. But what about those students who beat the odds?
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • You Do the Math

    You Do the Math

    Erica Walker fights to conquer America's phobia about numbers.
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • A Bridge to China

    TC is the partner of choice to help educate China’s teachers—and possibly to help facilitate international commercial ventures
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Honoring The First Lady of Chinese Education

    Honoring The First Lady of Chinese Education

    Teachers College President Arthur Levine presented the TC Medal for Distinguished Service to China’s Ke-Ming Hao for her promotion of universal education for all Chinese children.
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Preschool Pays Off

    Preschool Pays Off

    In a landmark study, TC researchers show that preschool education saves society $250,000 per child.
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • TC'S Huerta Discusses NYC School Funding Case

    TC faculty member Luis Huerta recently appeared on “Urban Agenda,” a CUNY television program.
    Published: 1/18/2005 11:50:43 AM

  • Un-Chartered Territory?

    Un-Chartered Territory?

    For-profit charter schools often replicate the size and top-down decision-making of public schools
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Excellence is the Best Policy

    Excellence is the Best Policy

    Sharon Lynn Kagan –- TC’s first Associate Dean for Policy and Director of the Teachers College’s Office of Policy and Research –- discusses her vision of TC as an education policy and research mecca.
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Helping New New York

    Helping New New York

    While working on his dissertation at TC on public schools, Guillermo Linares is serving New York City’s newly arrived residents as the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs.
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Reading Buddies

    Reading Buddies

    Fifty-three TC graduate students will spend two hours per day, five days per week in a classroom this coming semester helping children learn to read.
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Serenading Rita Gold

    Serenading Rita Gold

    On November 15, current students, staff and visiting dignitaries gathered to celebrate both. Gold (M.A., 1962)—a long-time educator and recipient of TC’s Distinguished Alumni Award.
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Kagan Sidebar

    Lynn Kagan has the credentials and experience to sharpen TC’s focus on policy
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Book Talk

    Author Gregory Mitchie reads from his latest book, See You When We Get There, at a TC Booktalk in Milbank Chapel.
    Published: 1/27/2005

  • Food for the Community

    Food for the Community

    Randi Wolf, Assistant Professor of Health Education (left), helps sort through items donated to the City Harvest food drive on December 20.
    Published: 1/13/2005

  • Shopping Spree

    Shopping Spree

    The children of the Rita Gold Center held a bake sale to raise money to purchase toys for TCÕs Holiday Book and Toy Drive. The drive, sponsored by the Office of the Web, benefited the preschoolers at the Bloomingdale Family Program.
    Published: 1/13/2005