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Last week, New York City released performance ratings for 18,000 teachers based on student test scores, following a ruling the state's highest court the information could be made public.
The Professor of Educational Leadership and former Deputy Schools Chancellor in New York City says peer review professionalizes teachers and improves their skills.
The recipient of TC's Distinguished Alumni Award says human strength is in the diversity in which we perceive the world.
But those values collide head-on in New York State education law, the Professor of Sociology and Education and frequent blogger writes on GothamSchools.
The New York Times' SchoolBook blog interviewed 2010 Cahn Fellow Brett Kimmel about the public school that he founded in Washington Heights, "the kind of place everybody wants to be associated with."
The benefit of athletic programs to universities' bottom lines can be quantified, Judith Scott-Clayton, an Assistant Professor at TC's Community College Research Center, writes in the New York Times' Economix blog.
Michael Rebell, Professor of Law and Education Practice, and Jessica Wolff, Director of TC's Comprehensive Educational Opportunity Project, write in Education Week that America will attain educational equity only by addressing "substantial socioeconomic barriers" that limit school success for many.
In Education Week, TC Alumnus Dan Brown compares his teacher prep experience with NY Teaching Fellows and Teachers College
Brown, a high school English teacher in Washington, D.C., writes that, after a highly unsatisfactory year with the New York Teaching Fellows in the Bronx, he came to Teachers College to build a "sustainable path" to a teaching career.
Writing for the Huffington Post, the Visiting Professor of Practice says children should be admitted by lottery to any school in the city.
"Where are the Books?" TC Trustee Jay Urwitz Decries Lack of Instructional Materials in Low-Income Schools
The Washington, DC education attorney writes in Education Week that students need access to books and the internet at home as well as at school.
The Assistant Professor of Science Education draws five lessons from an opinion piece in Forbes