The War on Poverty: Steinhardt Faculty Study Conditional Cash Transfers in the US

Despite declaring war on poverty in the 1960s, the United States has one of the highest poverty rates among industrialized countries. In 2009, one in five children lived in poverty. Research shows the negative effects of poverty, especially on children’s health, learning, and development. Lawrence Aber, Steinhardt’s distinguished professor of applied psychology and public policy, […]

Researchers at Steinhardt Find that Collaboration Yields Solid Data on Education

Collaborating with Academics, Institutes, and Schools, Researchers Bring Facts to Educational Policy Debate Education is by its very nature collaborative,” said Mary Brabeck, dean of the School. “The partnerships that our research teams cultivate allow us to translate our findings into practices and policies that have demonstrable effects on student performance.” At Steinhardt’s Research Alliance […]

Home Learning May Help Low-Income Children’s School Readiness, Steinhardt Study Shows

Home learning may help low-income children’s school readiness, research from New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development shows. Eileen Rodriguez conducted the research as a doctoral student at NYU. The study was co-authored with Catherine Tamis-Lemonda a professor in the Department of Applied Psychology. “Our findings indicate that enriched learning experiences […]

Masha Hamilton’s Camel Bookmobile Chosen for Steinhardt’s New Student Reading

The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton is this year’s required reading for undergraduate students entering the Steinhardt School. The class, which introduces students to their programs of study, encourages them to explore their role in the academic community.  Hamilton, a journalist and author of four novels, including 31 Hours (Unbridled Books, 2010), will speak about the […]