Teachers College, Columbia University News: NYC Schools http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news News at Teachers College, Columbia University en-us Copyright 2014 Teachers College, Columbia University webmaster@tc.columbia.eduacquaro@exchange.tc.columbia.edu https://www.tc.columbia.edu/images/tclogo.gif Teachers College, Columbia University http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news TC Among First Recipients of Community Schools Grant http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9406 2/9/2014 Teachers Colleges Office of School and Community Partnerships has been awarded nearly $1 million over three years from the New York State Department of Education for its work at the Heritage School (pictured here) and P.S. 36 in Harlem. TC Among First Recipients of Community Schools Grant Reach for the Stars, TCCS Students Are Told by a Guy Whos Come Close http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9395 1/28/2014 An astronaut reveals the secret to his success and why no one likes freeze-dried ice cream Reach for the Stars, TCCS Students Are Told by a Guy Whos Come Close The View From TC: Fariandntilde;a is an Educators Chancellor http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9337 1/2/2014 At TC, the betting among people who have worked closely with Carmen Fariandntilde;a is that New York Citys new schools Chancellor will build on her track record of supporting educators and creating a culture where schools and students succeed. The View From TC: Fariandntilde;a is an Educators Chancellor TC Rated in City Evaluation of Teacher Prep Programs http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9175 8/15/2013 Reports signal joint effort by New York City and top education schools to serve high-need communities and address subject area shortages. TC Rated in City Evaluation of Teacher Prep Programs TCs Harlem Ivy Program Gets Second Round of Federal Funding http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9095 6/24/2013 The Harlem Ivy 21st Century Community Learning Center has received a commitment of $3.52 million in federal funds over three years. TCs Harlem Ivy Program Gets Second Round of Federal Funding Teachers College Among the Best in the Peace Corps Ranking of Coverdell Fellows Program http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9002 5/8/2013 Coverdell fellowship at TC has graduated more than 700 returning Peace Corps volunteers to teach in NYC schools Teachers College Among the Best in the Peace Corps Ranking of Coverdell Fellows Program Handling a Crisis with Class http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8845 2/12/2013 Principals from across the city share stories of resilience in Sandys aftermath Handling a Crisis with Class They Have a Dream, Too http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8835 2/6/2013 NDeye MBaye and Trinity Faulkner, two first-grade students at Teachers College Community School (TCCS), were semifinalists in a recent nationwide art contest celebrating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther Kings I Have a Dream speech. TC, hip hop star GZA Launch Science Rap Battle to a Full House at Cowin Auditorium http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8796 12/13/2012 Rap artist GZA was in the house as he and Chris Emdin, Assistant Professor of Science Education, launched a Hip Hop Science Battle for students at 10 local public high schools. DNA Info captured the event. TC, hip hop star GZA Launch Science Rap Battle to a Full House at Cowin Auditorium TCs Community School Celebrates Year One http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8612 7/27/2012 A moving up ceremony for the inaugural kindergarten class represents a milestone in an evolving fairy tale TCs Community School Celebrates Year One Change and Growth for TCs Cahn Fellows Program http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8613 7/13/2012 A program for stellar principals is expanding westward under a new director Change and Growth for TCs Cahn Fellows Program New TCCS Principal: Building the School of Her Dreams http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8156 8/17/2011 In leading the new Teachers College Community School, Jeanene Worrell-Breeden sees an opportunity to make a qualitative difference New TCCS Principal: Building the School of Her Dreams Getting Inclusive http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8122 7/6/2011 As New York City improves its track record in accommodating students with disabilities, score a major assist for TC Getting Inclusive Serving in the City http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7600 7/28/2010 1:04:00 PM The College welcomes the first cohort of Teaching Residents@Teachers College (TR@TC), a new urban teacher residency program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Serving in the City For They Were Jolly Good Fellows http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7590 7/13/2010 In closing, the Petrie Fellows program celebrates its contribution to urban teaching For They Were Jolly Good Fellows Immigrant students read their stories at Student Press Initiative Event http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7547 6/2/2010 From Haiti to Tibet, hundreds of young immigrant students and their families and teachers gathered to read from and celebrate the students oral histories, recently published by TCs Student Press Initiative (SPI) Immigrant students read their stories at Student Press Initiative Event Studies Find Cahn Fellows Improve Student Performance http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7533 5/27/2010 While there were no statistically significant differences in the student demographics of the schools studied, the two studies found that schools run by Cahn Fellow graduates out-performed their peers in terms of student English Language Arts and math scores, attendance, graduation rates, school environment surveys and Department of Education Quality Review. Studies Find Cahn Fellows Improve Student Performance Immigrant Students Will Read Their Oral Histories At TC http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7529 5/24/2010 Hundreds of young immigrant students and their families will gather this Thursday, May 27 at 11 a.m. at Teachers College, Columbia University to read from and celebrate their recently published oral history, Speaking Worlds. The event will be held in the Joyce Cowin Auditorium, at 120th Street N.W. and Broadway. The authors will sign copies of the five-volume book series, a collection of 130 immigrant voices from across New York City that is being created under through Teachers Colleges Student Press Initiative. a href=/i/media/7529_speaking-worlds-graphic-intro.pdfClick here/a to see a graphic novel excerpt by SPI teaching artist and TC doctoral student Nick Sousanis that reflects material from the oral histories. Immigrant Students Will Read Their Oral Histories At TC Helping the Best Get Better http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7484 5/13/2010 Four former TC Cahn Fellow principals describe the challenges theyve faced in transforming their schools into some of New York Citys best -- and the programs founder explains his vision. One of them - Lily Woo, pictured at left, is the focus of a chapter in the recently published book Leading Outside the Lines, by Jon R. Katzenbach and Zia Khan. a href=/i/media/7484_Leading-Outside-the-Lines-Chapter-Seven.pdfLeading Outside the Lines, Chaper Seven/a Helping the Best Get Better Philosophy in the Trenches http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7342 2/4/2010 TC and Columbia volunteers are helping high school students ponder the meaning of it all Philosophy in the Trenches TC Receives a $9.75 Million Federal Grant to Create an Urban Teaching Residents Program http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7174 10/2/2009 Teachers College is creating a new teacher residency program in which TC students apprentice for a year with experienced teachers in high-needs New York City public schools. A. Lin Goodwin (at left) secured a $9.75 million, five-year federal grant that will fund the Teaching Residents at Teachers College program (TR@TC- part of a broader effort to bring teacher education into the 21st century. TC Receives a $9.75 Million Federal Grant to Create an Urban Teaching Residents Program Charter School Founded by Klingenstein Grads Opens in Brooklyn http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7168 9/26/2009 On Wednesday, September 23, an impressive cast of New York City public school officials and politicians assembled in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn to cut the ribbon on a new building that will house three new schools-including a charter school founded by two alumni of TCs Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership. Charter School Founded by Klingenstein Grads Opens in Brooklyn Jeffris Study of Older Artists Leads to NYC Arts Program http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7141 8/27/2009 A study last year by Joan Jeffri, Director of Arts Administration and the Research Center for Arts and Culture, found that aging visual artists have larger social networks, more intergenerational contacts, and higher life satisfaction scores than other older adults. The study sparked a New York City program to place visual artists in studio spaces at targeted senior centers throughout the citys five boroughs. To view the citys news release, go to a href=http://bit.ly/gUECNhttp://bit.ly/gUECN/a Jeffris Study of Older Artists Leads to NYC Arts Program TC Wins AmeriCorps Grants http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7069 6/19/2009 As Americans heed President Obamas call to service work, TCs Peace Corps Fellows and Summer Principals Academy won a total of $256,000 in AmeriCorps grants to place teachers and volunteers in schools in New York City and elsewhere.brbr The grants will fund 38 Peace Corps Fellows, returning Peace Corps volunteers who will teach full-time in high-need schools in New York City, and 55 experienced educators who will become school leaders in high-need public schools through the Summer Principals Academy. TC Wins AmeriCorps Grants TC Receives $1 Million from Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7025 6/4/2009 The funding will support the Teachers College Partnership Schools Network, a group of public elementary, middle and high schools in Harlem that serve students most at risk of dropping out. TC Receives $1 Million from Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund Harlem Fourth Graders Try College for a Day at TC http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6980 5/1/2009 Fourth graders from East Harlem visited Teachers College on April 28 as part of a partnership between TCs Assistant Professor of Science Education Felicia Moore Mensahand River East Elementary School. They toured the outside of the Columbia University campus, then participated in three hands-on science activities to help prepare them for the statewide science exam they were to take later in the week. Harlem Fourth Graders Try College for a Day at TC TC Launches Harlem Schools Partnership http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6956 4/13/2009 Teachers and administrators from 10 Harlem schools gather at Teachers College to kickoff the ambitious collaboration that is designed to build capacity in math and science teaching and learning. TC Launches Harlem Schools Partnership Yo-Yo Ma Performs at TC http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6898 2/27/2009 Renowned Cellists Organization Launches Two-year Collaboration with NYC Schools That Will Focus on Middle School Students Yo-Yo Ma Performs at TC Extolling the Virtues of Mayoral Control of NYC Schools http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6876 2/16/2009 Dennis M. Walcott, Deputy Mayor for Education and Community Development, tells principals and alumni of TCs Cahn Fellows program that New York City public schools are much better off under mayoral control than they were in the old local school district system. Extolling the Virtues of Mayoral Control of NYC Schools Inspirational Band Brings TC Audience to Its Feet http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6860 1/28/2009 New York City schools students pack the Cowin Center to hear Liyana, an exuberant group of young musicians with severe disabilities from Zimbabwe. Inspirational Band Brings TC Audience to Its Feet Debating the Future of NYs Catholic Schools http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6858 1/27/2009 On Monday, February 2nd, from 4-5:30 in Milbank Chapel, Teachers College is hosting What Makes New York City Catholic Schools Worth Saving?, a special event that will feature a reading by author Patrick McCloskey from his book The Street Stops Here: A Year at a Catholic High School in East Harlem. Debating the Future of NYs Catholic Schools TC to Work with New Research Alliance to Study Improvement in City Schools http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6727 10/30/2008 Teachers College will work with the Research Alliance for New York City Schools, a newly announced non-partisan applied research center that, working independently of city government and the Department of Education, will focus on advancing school improvement in New York. TC to Work with New Research Alliance to Study Improvement in City Schools Partnering Across the Education Pipeline: TC Holds Statewide Conference on Higher Education-Public School Partnerships http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6724 10/27/2008 Linda Darling-Hammond (left) makes a point at the University-Public School Summit at TC on Oct. 22, a gathering of nearly 200 education leaders at which leaders of higher education institutions, public school districts and government entities throughout New York State discussed university-assisted schools as an important component of the states preK-16 education strategies. The conference was organized by TCs Office of School and Community Partnerships. Partnering Across the Education Pipeline: TC Holds Statewide Conference on Higher Education-Public School Partnerships Robots and Rockets Launch Harlem Ivy After-school Partnerships http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6714 10/20/2008 TC has received a $3.2 million grant to work with New York City community-based organizations to create after-school programs at public schools in Central Harlem, Morningside Heights, Washington Heights and Inwood. The Office of School and Community Partnerships, which received the three-year grant from the New York State Department of Education, will design and run after-school programs focused on the so-called STEM disciplines, science, technology, engineering and math. Robots and Rockets Launch Harlem Ivy After-school Partnerships TC Holds Conference on University-Public School Partnerships http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6696 10/9/2008 The nations public schools and institutions of higher education need each other--now.brbrThats the premise of a major conference that will be held at Teachers College, Columbia University, on October 22, at which leaders of higher education institutions, public school districts and government entities throughout New York State will discuss university-assisted schools as an important component of the states preK-16 education strategies. TC Holds Conference on University-Public School Partnerships Weingarten Educates Reporters at Hechinger Seminar http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6650 7/29/2008 Randi Weingarten, newly elected President of the American Federation of Teachers, spoke with education reporters at the annual seminar for new education reporters held by TCs Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media. Weingarten Educates Reporters at Hechinger Seminar Teachers College to Partner with 10 Public Schools in Harlem http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6629 6/30/2008 Teachers College has received a $5 million grant from the GE Foundation to create an intensive new partnership with a group of 10 public schools in Harlem. Teachers College to Partner with 10 Public Schools in Harlem Calling a Rose by Its Other Names http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6611 5/21/2008 Around the world, the consensus is that bilingualism is a strength. Its time the U.S. caught on. Calling a Rose by Its Other Names An Ethnography of Pakistani Muslim Youth http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6582 5/2/2008 As part of the overarching study presented on April 30th about the post 9/11 experiences of Muslim public school students in New York City, TC doctoral student Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher talked about her own case study of the academic engagement and socialization of Muslim Pakistani immigrant youth. An Ethnography of Pakistani Muslim Youth Response to Muslim Students in NYC: Do the Numbers Tell the Whole Story? http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6584 5/2/2008 TCs new study on the post 9/11 public school experiences of Muslims in New York City drew strong responses when it was presented by TC faculty member Louis Cristillo on April 30. Response to Muslim Students in NYC: Do the Numbers Tell the Whole Story? Speaking in Their Own Voices: Muslim Students Are Heard From http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6583 5/2/2008 From Kosovar Albanians to new Latino converts, New York City has the most diverse Muslim community outside of Mecca during Hajj. This is Where I Need to Be: Oral Histories of Muslim Youth in NYC, a new anthology from TCs Student Press Initiative, seeks to capture slices of that diversity, and it goes right to the source. a href=http://deimos.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/Browse/tc.columbia.edu.1391564656.01391564659.1529398680?i=1204697687 See video of event/a Speaking in Their Own Voices: Muslim Students Are Heard From Bringing the School Food Revolution to NYC http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6567 4/8/2008 This coming Friday and Saturday, April 11th and 12th, leading practitioners, educators and advocates of the global school food revolution will gather at Teachers College, Columbia University, for a summit aimed at combating childhood obesity and promoting healthy food choices for kids in New York City schools. Bringing the School Food Revolution to NYC Farina and Kotch to Talk Shop http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6566 4/4/2008 This Tuesday, April 8th, Carmen Farina and Laura Kotch - two former top officials in the New York City Department of Education -- will read from their new book and conduct a discussion with a group of leading public school experts, teachers, officials and principals at Teachers College. bThe event will take place from 3:30 to 5 pm in TCs Cowin Conference Center./b Teaching NYCs African American History via the Web http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6504 2/13/2008 In February, public schools in New York City will be able to access a new resource, MAAP, a Web-based teaching tool that uses video, audio, historic maps and other components to bring to life African American history in New York City. Teaching NYCs African American History via the Web Working on It http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6477 1/3/2008 TC is home to 12 students in a project through the Manhattan Transition Center, one of the few remaining vocational schools in New York City, that helps them with school and trains them for work. Working on It