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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.
In one of a series of faculty letters of advice for the second Obama Administration, Bill Gaudelli writes that schools need to be "reimagined" for 21st-century realities.
In the first installment of opinion pieces that give education advice to President Obama in his second term, Pallas writes that Race to the Top, Obama's signature education program, promoted "unproven policies."
In addition to tracking college readiness, the DOE should gauge how well City college students are performing, Nadelstern writes in the New York Daily News
Writing in Noticias en Desarrollo, a publication of the University of the Andes, the Associate Professor of International and Transcultural Studies, writes, that "literacy, 'the great enabler,' correlates with other important capabilities."
The author of "Great Expectations: A Rookie Year in the New Blackboard Jungle" writes in the Huffington Post that "high-quality preparation" and "robust support" are critical. Great teachers are "not available off the shelf."