The source for news and events at Teachers College, Columbia University
Volume XIII, No. 5 ♦ 2/2008
Open to the world - Teachers College joins a growing number of colleges on Apple's iTunes University store. The site will feature the scholarship and publicize the mission of the college.
Professor Ofelia Garcia presented "Equity in the Education of Emergent Bilinguals: The case of English Language Learners," tackled the focus of U.S. education policy on bi- and multilingualism in the U.S. as well as attitdes toward immigrant children and families.
With works on topics ranging from education policy research to arts administration, the College's faculty have been prolific in 2007--08. Here's a look at some of their oeuvre.
The annual gathering of comparative international education will take over campus during spring break. The meeting is expected to draw upwards of 1,500 scholars and students from around the world, and it will feature some 300 panel sessions and 1,200 papers.
Plenty of TC students have some field work under their belts--but not too many can claim to have formulated education policy and created schools.