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  • 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

  • Bringing the School Food Revolution to NYC

    Bringing the School Food Revolution to NYC

    This coming Friday and Saturday, April 11th and 12th, leading practitioners, educators and advocates of the global school food revolution will gather at Teachers College, Columbia University, for a summit aimed at combating childhood obesity and promoting healthy food choices for kids in New York City schools.
    Published: 4/8/2008

  • Farina and Kotch to Talk Shop

    This Tuesday, April 8th, Carmen Farina and Laura Kotch - two former top officials in the New York City Department of Education -- will read from their new book and conduct a discussion with a group of leading public school experts, teachers, officials and principals at Teachers College. The event will take place from 3:30 to 5 pm in TC's Cowin Conference Center.
    Published: 4/4/2008

  • Teaching NYC

    Teaching NYC's African American History via the Web

    In February, public schools in New York City will be able to access a new resource, MAAP, a Web-based teaching tool that uses video, audio, historic maps and other components to bring to life African American history in New York City.
    Published: 2/13/2008

  • Working on It

    Working on It

    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.
    Published: 1/3/2008

  • Tutors for Toddlers

    These days one of the fastest-growing markets for after-school tutors is preschoolers and kindergartners, whose parents are hoping that if their kids learn to read before first grade, it will ultimately help them get into college and get good jobs.
    Published: 11/21/2007

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