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  • Debating the Future of NY

    Debating the Future of NY's Catholic Schools

    On Monday, February 2nd, from 4-5:30 in Milbank Chapel, Teachers College is hosting "What Makes New York City Catholic Schools Worth Saving?", a special event that will feature a reading by author Patrick McCloskey from his book The Street Stops Here: A Year at a Catholic High School in East Harlem.
    Published: 1/27/2009

  • TC to Work with New Research Alliance to Study Improvement in City Schools

    TC to Work with New Research Alliance to Study Improvement in City Schools

    Teachers College will work with the Research Alliance for New York City Schools, a newly announced non-partisan applied research center that, working independently of city government and the Department of Education, will focus on advancing school improvement in New York.
    Published: 10/30/2008

  • Partnering Across the Education Pipeline:  TC Holds Statewide Conference on Higher Education-Public School Partnerships

    Partnering Across the Education Pipeline: TC Holds Statewide Conference on Higher Education-Public School Partnerships

    Linda Darling-Hammond (left) makes a point at the University-Public School Summit at TC on Oct. 22, a gathering of nearly 200 education leaders at which leaders of higher education institutions, public school districts and government entities throughout New York State discussed university-assisted schools as an important component of the state's preK-16 education strategies. The conference was organized by TC's Office of School & Community Partnerships.
    Published: 10/27/2008

  • Robots and Rockets Launch Harlem Ivy After-school Partnerships

    Robots and Rockets Launch Harlem Ivy After-school Partnerships

    TC has received a $3.2 million grant to work with New York City community-based organizations to create after-school programs at public schools in Central Harlem, Morningside Heights, Washington Heights and Inwood. The Office of School and Community Partnerships, which received the three-year grant from the New York State Department of Education, will design and run after-school programs focused on the so-called "STEM" disciplines, science, technology, engineering and math.
    Published: 10/20/2008

  • TC Holds Conference on University-Public School Partnerships

    TC Holds Conference on University-Public School Partnerships

    The nation's public schools and institutions of higher education need each other--now.

    That's the premise of a major conference that will be held at Teachers College, Columbia University, on October 22, at which leaders of higher education institutions, public school districts and government entities throughout New York State will discuss university-assisted schools as an important component of the state's preK-16 education strategies.
    Published: 10/9/2008

  • Weingarten Educates Reporters at Hechinger Seminar

    Weingarten Educates Reporters at Hechinger Seminar

    Randi Weingarten, newly elected President of the American Federation of Teachers, spoke with education reporters at the annual seminar for new education reporters held by TC's Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media.
    Published: 7/29/2008

  • Teachers College to Partner with 10 Public Schools in Harlem

    Teachers College to Partner with 10 Public Schools in Harlem

    Teachers College has received a $5 million grant from the GE Foundation to create an intensive new partnership with a group of 10 public schools in Harlem.
    Published: 6/30/2008

  • Calling a Rose by Its Other Names

    Calling a Rose by Its Other Names

    Around the world, the consensus is that bilingualism is a strength. It's time the U.S. caught on.
    Published: 5/21/2008

  • An Ethnography of Pakistani Muslim Youth

    An Ethnography of Pakistani Muslim Youth

    As part of the overarching study presented on April 30th about the post 9/11 experiences of Muslim public school students in New York City, TC doctoral student Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher talked about her own case study of the academic engagement and socialization of Muslim Pakistani immigrant youth.
    Published: 5/2/2008

  • Response to

    Response to 'Muslim Students in NYC': Do the Numbers Tell the Whole Story?

    TC's new study on the post 9/11 public school experiences of Muslims in New York City drew strong responses when it was presented by TC faculty member Louis Cristillo on April 30.
    Published: 5/2/2008

  • Speaking in Their Own Voices: Muslim Students Are Heard From

    Speaking in Their Own Voices: Muslim Students Are Heard From

    From Kosovar Albanians to new Latino converts, New York City has the most diverse Muslim community outside of Mecca during Hajj. This is Where I Need to Be: Oral Histories of Muslim Youth in NYC, a new anthology from TC's Student Press Initiative, seeks to capture slices of that diversity, and it goes right to the source. See video of event
    Published: 5/2/2008

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