Teachers College, Columbia University News: Opinions 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 New York City Offers Lessons in Implementing Common Core http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9382 1/17/2014 TCs Wohlstetter, via Hechinger Report, says NYCs centralized school system and clear priorities buoyed scores on Common Core-based tests. New York City Offers Lessons in Implementing Common Core TCs Aaron Pallas Offers Mayor de Blasio Some School Advice http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9339 1/6/2014 On WNYCs SchoolBook blog, Pallas offers five-cost conscious tips for improving NYC schools. TCs Aaron Pallas Offers Mayor de Blasio Some School Advice TCs Michael Rebell to Gov. Cuomo Fund Schools, not Tax Cuts http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9338 1/6/2014 The Executive Director of the Campaign for Educational Equity writes in The New York Daily News that if Cuomos estimated $2 billion surplus is real, the state should start paying down its $4 billion debt to schools. TCs Michael Rebell to Gov. Cuomo Fund Schools, not Tax Cuts Gathering STEAM through Hip-Hop http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9323 12/11/2013 TCs Christopher Emdin argues in iThe New York Times/i online a href=http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/12/10/math-and-science-for-more-than-just-geeks/in-teaching-stem-use-hip-hop-as-a-bridge target=_blankRoom for Debate/a that the arts andmdash; including hip-hop andmdash; can serve as a bridge to the sciences for the disaffected and disinterested. Gathering STEAM through Hip-Hop Permanent Charter http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9322 12/11/2013 Love em or hate em, charter schools are going to be with us for the foreseeable future, argues TCs Priscilla Wohlstetter in a href=http://www.wnyc.org/story/charter-schools-are-here-stay-now-lets-have-useful-conversation-about-them/ target=_blankWNYCs SchoolBook blog/a. Permanent Charter Mandela Remembered http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9320 12/9/2013 Following Nelson Mandelas death on Dec. 5th, several Teachers College faculty members shared their reflections on the great South African leader and fighter against racism and apartheid. Mandela Remembered TCs Bailey Calls on High Schools, Colleges, Employers to Collaborate http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9249 11/1/2013 Uniting the institutions can increase high school graduation and college success, writes Bailey, Director of TCs Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, in Room for Debate on NYTimes.com TCs Bailey Calls on High Schools, Colleges, Employers to Collaborate Syracuse Really Has No Highly Effective Teachers? http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9222 10/14/2013 In this op-ed, which originally appeared on The Hechinger Report, Aaron Pallas writes that NY State rated Syracuse teachers on a wildly inappropriate metric. Syracuse Really Has No Highly Effective Teachers? TCs Rebell: U.S. Closer to Racial Equity Than We Were 50 Years Ago http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9221 10/14/2013 But we are much further from Martin Luther Kings vision of equal educational opportunity than we should and could be. TCs Rebell: U.S. Closer to Racial Equity Than We Were 50 Years Ago TCs Luis Huerta: Doubling Down on Testing is a Failed Wager http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8972 4/23/2013 On the OpEducation blog of Education Week, the Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy says increase in standards and accountability reforms have ignored the wider process of schooling. TCs Luis Huerta: Doubling Down on Testing is a Failed Wager