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The new Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans will identify evidence-based best practices that can improve African American student achievement from cradle to career.
How Saadia Khan (Ed.M. '99, Ed.D. '12) has harnessed positive emotion in education
Arlene C. Ackerman, Former Big City Schools Superintendent and Director of the Urban Education Leaders Program at TC, dies
Ackerman, 66, the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Outstanding Education Practice from 2006 to 2008, directed the Inquiry Program, TC's largest doctoral program, as well as the College's Superintendent's Work Conference before leaving to become Superintendent of Schools in Philadelphia. She also served as Superintendent in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. When Ackerman left TC in 2008, she wrote that she had a "passion" for the "on-the-ground battle for our children who attend urban public schools."
Chris Emdin Teams up With Rap Artist GZA to Sponsor Science Rap Battle
The TC Reading and Writing Project has raised more than $60,000 for schools affected by Hurricane Sandy. For former staff member Stacey Fell, the work seems all the more urgent after a week living without some basic comforts
Marvin Sontag, a former TC Associate Professor of Psychology and Education who taught research methods and statistics, passed away on November 11. He was 79.
Doctoral Alumna Mildred Garcia Profiled in Latino Magazine: From Growing up in Brooklyn to President, Cal State Fullerton
Even though she holds a doctorate degree from TC and is President of California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), she believes that graduating from college can be the most difficult thing a Latino or any student of color can do.
Diverse magazine profiles Emeritus Edmund V. Gordon, Richard March Hoe Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education, a leading scholar on divergent learning styles who popularized the term "achievement gap" and was an architect of the Head Start program. At 91, he is leading a historic commission that is exploring what education assessment will be, and should become, by 2050.
Henry Levin, TC's William Heard Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education, has received an honorary doctorate from San Marcos University in Peru, the oldest university in the Americas.
Teachers College alumnus and former faculty member Carroll F. Johnson, who presided over integration of the White Plains, New York, school district -- the first U.S. school system to voluntarily institute a racial desegregation plan, and subsequently a model for school integration efforts nationwide -- has passed away at the age of 99.
Read the New York Times obituary on Carroll Johnson
Lisa Miller, Associate Professor of Education, has been honored for her humanitarian and peace-building efforts by the Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention (ATOP)/ Meaningful World.