Dominic Brewer—Expert on Education Policy and Economics—Named Dean of NYU’s Steinhardt School

NYU President John Sexton and Provost David McLaughlin today named Dominic Brewer – the Clifford H. and Betty C. Allen Professor in Urban Leadership at the University of Southern California and an esteemed expert in the economics of education and educational policy – as Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, […]

NYU Steinhardt’s Georgiou Library and Resource Center for Children and Literature Receives $1.3 Million Gift from EHA Foundation

The Steinhardt School’s Constantine Georgiou Library and Resource Center for Children and Literature has received a $1.3 million gift from the E.H.A. Foundation. The facility, located within the Department of Teaching and Learning, is exclusively devoted to children’s literature and holds nearly 3,500 volumes. The gift has been used to create the Linda May Uris Library […]

Study Finds Expanded Opportunity for Black and Latino Men in New York City High Schools

The first year of New York City’s Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), which is designed to boost college and career readiness among Black and Latino male students, has led to a notable expansion of supports in participating schools, according to a new study by the Research Alliance for New York City Schools. The study’s authors examined […]

Steinhardt’s ‘Brown: 60 and Beyond’ Brings Anna Deavere Smith, Rudy Crew, and Farai Chideya to NYU

New York University will host “Brown: 60 and Beyond,” a two-day conference commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, on Fri., May 16 and Sat. May 17 at various locations at NYU. The conference, sponsored by NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools (Metro Center), […]

Our Pulpy Past: 10 Facts You Forgot About Life Pre-Internet (From NYU Stories)

Our Pulpy Past:  10 Facts You Forgot About Life Pre-Internet (From NYU Stories) Before the “My Documents” folder on your computer, there were physical documents—memos, rent receipts, promissory notes, hotel registers, datebooks, grocery lists written on the back of envelopes. Remember life before you could read an e-book, score e-tickets, or e-file your taxes online? […]