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Statement on the 2022 Buffalo Shooting Massacre

NYU Metro Center grieves for the precious lives lost in the racist massacre in Buffalo on May 14th. Our deepest condolences go out to the surviving family members and loved ones of the ten Black Buffalo residents executed by a self-proclaimed white supremacist.

NYU Metro Center Annual Report '20-'21

The valiant researchers, practitioners, and advocates that comprise our committed community at NYU Metro Center remained deeply engaged in partnership and in support of those at the forefront of educational transformation.

NYU Metro Center Welcomes New Director of the Center for Strategic Solutions

NYU Metro Center is pleased to introduce Wenimo Okoya, the new director of our Center for Strategic Solutions (CSS).

NYU Metro Center Welcomes Dr. Fabienne Doucet as Executive Director

We are excited to introduce our new Executive Director, Dr. Fabienne Doucet, who succeeds Dr. David E. Kirkland’s seven-year tenure of leadership at NYU Metro Center.


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

Equity Audits: Stakeholders Making Education Policy

Collaborative measures, like Equity Audits, would help to identify, analyze, and correct our manifold schooling inequities.

Mayoral Control and the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP)

Without the reauthorization of mayoral control of New York City’s school system, what will become of the Panel for Education Policy (PEP)?

Reducing NYC’s Wage-Earner Inequity through Universal Pre-K

A significant reduction in wage-earner inequality raises a critical question: which de Blasio policies may have contributed to this increase in equitable income distribution?

Our Impact


Of Community-Facing Research to Practice Partnerships in 2020 and 2021

Education Leaders

Supported by NYU Metro Center in 2020 and 2021


Supported by NYU Metro Center in 2020 and 2021


Supported by NYU Metro Center in 2020 and 2021


Students Directly Served by NYU Metro Center’s Student-Facing Programs and Partnerships in 2020 and 2021

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