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Statement Denouncing Racism and Discrimination Targeting Asians and Asian Americans

As we grapple with COVID-19, we at NYU Metro Center are deeply concerned that recent incidents of racism and discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans threaten our collective public safety.

NYU Metro Center Statement on Covid-19 - Slow Down to Move Forward

We call for expansive educational practices to meet our individual and collective needs, which are always present but further exposed by this crisis. This means advocating for ourselves and others through an emphasis on radical care.

NYU Metro Center Introduces the CRSE Remote Resource Hub

As the the nation is faced with the prospect of shifting education to remote techniques in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NYU Metro Center curated a resource list for Culturally Responsive-Sustaining REMOTE Education.

EJ-ROC Policy Hub

a collection of short, accessible research briefs on topics essential to education equity. Each 2-3 page brief includes research evidence, key takeaways, helpful research links, and best examples of policy and practice.

Our Impact

Years

of Community-Facing Research to Practice Partnerships

Education Leaders

Supported by NYU Metro Center in 2018 and 2019

Teachers

Supported by NYU Metro Center in 2018 and 2019

Parents

Supported by NYU Metro Center in 2018 and 2019

Students

Students Directly Served by NYU Metro Center’s Student-Facing Programs and Partnerships

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Events

Café con Metro

Café con Metro is an hour-long discussion that brings communities of educators together to center Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education in classrooms and schools.

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Exploring Which Parts of Students Are Centered in CRE and MBE: Early Insights from Administrators, Staff, and Educators

Join the NYU Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools for an exciting conversation about how administrators, staff, and educators implement culturally responsive and mastery-based education!

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Voices in Urban Education

VUE is an open-access journal published twice annually and endeavors to serve as a “roundtable-in-print” by bringing together diverse education stakeholders with a wide range of viewpoints, including leading education writers and thinkers, as well as essential but frequently underrepresented voices in educational scholarship, such as students, parents, teachers, activists, and community members.

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Metro Center Perspectives

The Spoils of Whiteness

In 1973, the Vincent Astor Foundation-funded New York City to initiate programs for gifted students in 40 Manhattan and Brooklyn schools. In 1983, after I was elected to the Community School Board in Brooklyn’s District 15...

Depolicing Schools

During this moment of nation-wide opposition to police killings of Black men and women, we should consider ending two longstanding NYC public school security policies–the NYPD’s control of the city’s School Security Agents, and the imposition of metal detectors in selected city schools.

#UpliftBlackScholarship

As academia took a much-needed break from “business as usual” during #ShutDownAcademia, I found myself revisiting the “OG” Black female scholars who pushed and persisted in academic spaces to humanize how Black people live.