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DECEMBER 2015
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A Partnership Between Metropolitan Center for Urban Education and New York State Will Support English Language Learners

PartnershipThe New York State Education Department has awarded NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Urban Education an $11-million contract to provide educational support, technical assistance, and professional development to meet the needs of New York’s English language learners, their families, and the educators who serve them.

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Study Looks at the Impact of Closing Low-Performing New York City High Schools

High SchoolsNew York City’s policy of closing very low-performing high schools during the last decade produced notable benefits for the middle schoolers who likely would have enrolled in these schools, according to a new report from the Research Alliance for New York City Schools at NYU.

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Researchers Look at Relationship Between LGBTQ Identity and Religion

StudentsA study published in Research in Higher Education by Matthew Mayhew, an associate professor of higher education, looks at the religious and spiritual involvement of LGBTQ students on college campuses.

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In Rule Breaking, Disability Comes to the Stage as Theatre and Therapy

Rule BreakingIn November, the complex relationship between caregiver and charge was played out on stage in Rule Breaking: Disability as Performance, the latest production by the NYU Steinhardt Drama Therapy program.

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In the News

AThe Atlantic:
Mantras Before Math Class (Joshua Aronson, Applied Psychology)


gThe Guardian:
Obfuscation: how leaving a trail of confusion can beat online surveillance (Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum, MCC)


KCRWKCRW To The Point:
A New Student Protest Movement against Racism on Campus (Robert Cohen, T&L)


NYTNew York Times:
The Corset Stays the Course (Nancy Deihl, Costume Studies)


NYTNew York Times:
Schools Can’t Stop Kids From Sexting. More Technology Can. (Jon Zimmerman, HMSS)


WiredWired:
YouTube's Music App Could Rule All Streaming Services (Larry Miller, Music Business)

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