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"Get a good night's sleep and eat a good breakfast." That's standard advice on the first day of school and on test days -- so wouldn't students learn and perform better if they were well-rested and well-nourished going into every day of learning? TC's Charles Basch weighs in in the August issue of School Administrator.
Judith Scott-Clayton, Assistant Professor in Economics & Education, discusses the factors that affect the cost of college attendance in a New York Times article about President Obama's college affordability plan.
In an interview with Education Sector, the education policy think tank, Henig says, "the gap between wealthier and lower-income students has been very stubborn, and by some measures has widened."
On WNYC's SchoolBook blog, Professor Amy Stuart Wells and doctoral student Allison Roda write that New York City shouldpursue policies that fosterintegration and cross-cultural understanding in schools.
In his blog, "A Sociological Eye on Education," Professor Pallas recounts his long stall by the city's Department of Education in filling his request for information on national test preparation.
The power of local school boards is fading, and control of education policy is moving toward"general-purpose government and politics," the Chair of TC's Department of Education Policy and Social Analysiswrites.
Closing underperforming schools "throws a lifeline" to kids who would otherwise receive "subpar" educations, the Visiting Professor of Practice writes in The New York Daily News
"Games are fast becoming the defining metaphor of our time," determining "how we think about, see and engage our world," the Professor of Psychology and Education writes in the Huffington Post.
Philip Saigh, Professor of Psychology and Education, has conducted 35 years of research and clinical interactions with traumatized youth, work that began during the nine years he spent at the American University of Beirut. Following the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, he shares his knowledge of the long-term effects of trauma exposure.
Following is a letter from Hal Abeles, Professor of Music Education, to President Obama. It is one of a series of letters to the president offering education advice for his second term.