Press Room: Policy
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The gift from TC's Board Vice Chair's establishes a new Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy at the College, seeds TC's capital projects and matches the Board's support for infrastructure.
Debating at TC, the education advisors to Obama and Romney differ on the role of the federal government, funding, NCLB and more
At a recent TC gathering of top education researchers, the consensus was that poverty really does influence educational outcomes
The state passed a law limiting remedial enrollment at community colleges to one semester, after TC's Community College Research Center research found that many students were being unnecessarily assigned to non-credit remedial classes.
CCRC's Tom Bailey: New Ways to Calculate College Graduation Rates are "Major Step Forward," If Flawed
Writing for The Hechinger Report, Bailey, chair of the DOE national Committee on Measures of Student Success, says students should be individually tracked across institutions.
Educational Equity for Undocumented Students: Legislators to Discuss Dream Act for New York State on April 10 at TC
Senator Bill Perkins and State Representative Guillermo Linares will speak in Milbank Chapel April 10, followed by faculty panel discussion.
Three experts weigh in at the launch of TC's newest department
Jack Jennings, Christopher Cross, Wendy Puriefoy will reflect on U.S. education policy and where it's headed beyond the 2012 election.
Charles Basch, TC's Richard March Hoe Professor of Health Education, was one of four experts who met recently with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to discuss the connection between health disparities and the minority achievement gap and propose ways that schools can promote student health and wellness.
The 68th annual Superintendents Work Conference will be held on July 28 and 29 for local superintendents juggling competing reform pressures and shrinking budgets.