Faculty Research Projects 2022-2023

Douglas Ready

  • Segregating Gotham’s youngest: Racial/ethnic sorting and the choice architecture of New York City’s Pre-K for All.
  • Do schools reduce or exacerbate inequality? How the associations between student achievement and achievement growth influence our understanding of the role of schooling.
  • Design philanthropy: Challenges and opportunities in the evolution of philanthropic giving.
  • Exclusion and urban public high schools: Short- and long-term consequences of school suspensions.
  • Utilizing hierarchical cluster analysis and heatmaps to explore and visualize data generated by a comprehensive, technology-based, personalized instructional model. 
  • When logics collide: Implementing technology-enabled personalization in the age of accountability. 
  • Finding opportunity in a crisis: Generating and sustaining will for educational technology during remote learning.
  • Heterogeneity in the development of executive function: Evidence from nationally representative data. 
  • Policy coherence and systems alignment within Brazil’s mandatory National Curriculum.

Sharon Lynn Kagan

  • A Comparative Analysis of Early Childhood Systems in Six Leading Countries with Strategic Implications for the USA.
  • An Analysis of the Implementation of Universal Pre- kindergarten in NYC: Comparing Auspices and Settings.
  • A National Strategic Effort to Examine and Implement Early Childhood Policy in Institutions of Higher Education.
  • Supporting the Implementation of Early Childhood Systems in the Middle East.

Michael Rebell

  • Finding Common Ground about Civic Education in Turbulent Times.
  • Cook v. McKee: a litigation to establish a right under the U.S. Constitution 
    to an education adequate to prepare students to be capable citizens.
  • Developing a new approach to state funding for education in New York State.
  • A 50 year overview of state court litigations regarding educational funding.
  • "Meaningful Educational Opportunity:" A  new legal understanding of the right to equal educational opportunity.

Carolyn Riehl

  • How Elementary Teachers Use Information about Students in their Instructional  Planning and Responsiveness to Students.
  • Place-Based Cross-Sector Collaborations for Education: Case Studies of Selected Cities, and a Scan of Collaborations around the United States.

Priscilla Wohlstetter

  • Managing Networks for School Improvement in New York City.
  • Holding California Charter Schools Accountable: Implementation and Impact.
  • Diverse-by-Design Public Schools: Charter Schools Join the Fight for Integration.
  • The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) -- Intergovernmental Relations and Accountability.
  • TC Survey Research Initiative: Creates and Analyzes School Climate, School Satisfaction, and Other Surveys for a National Group of K-12 Schools to Help with School Improvement Efforts.

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