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The 68th annual Superintendents Work Conference will be held on July 28 and 29 for local superintendents juggling competing reform pressures and shrinking budgets.
Research Center for Arts and Culture, Long Based at TC, Will Join the National Center for Creative Aging
A pioneering initiative expands its mission
The new Center takes an interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving research in the public sector by combining the effort of Priscilla Wolhstetter at TC with Columbia's Schools of Law, Business and Social Work.
A new department will centralize the College's interdisciplinary policy work and bring together some of the nation's leading experts.
An education policy discussion on November 8 with Geoffrey Whitty, Director of the Institute of Education, London
Many community college students need remedial coursework, but new research on innovative programs offers some hope.
TC screened "Waiting for Superman," the controversial new documentary about five families trying to get their children into charter schools. A panel of TC faculty discussed the film in the Cowin Center auditorium.
Thomas Bailey, TC's George and Abby O'Neill Professor Economics and Education, will lead a new national committee that will recommend steps for two-year colleges to comply with federal graduation and completion-rate disclosure requirements.
Charles Basch, Richard March Hoe Professor of Health Education, was one of a small group of people from around the nation to participate in a meeting at the White House on April 9th that focused on First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign to prevent childhood obesity.
This year's annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), themed "Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World," which will be held April 30 - May 4 in Denver, will include the participation of nearly 175 TC faculty and students. Highlights follow; for a more comprehensive listing of TC participation in the 2010 AERA annual conference, please visit www.tc.edu/aera2010Published: 4/30/2010
Peter Groff, Director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, keynoted "Write the Vision: Make it Clear," a day-long conference on the role of the faith-based community in closing the education achievement gap, hosted by TC's Vice President's Office for Diversity and Community Affairs and the College's Black Student Network.