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Prioritizing Equity Conference: Past, Present, & Future

NYU Metro Center’s 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference focuses on creating an inclusive educational system that invites all of our children to achieve their best possible academic, socioemotional, and cultural development.

Recognizing the Impact of Student Voice Featured in VUE Volume 51 Issue 1

The latest edition of NYU Metro Center's Voices in Urban Education prominently features the student voice in a number of poignant ways, including both as author and artist.

NYU Metro Center’s 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference Names Dr. Pedro Noguera as Keynote Speaker

NYU Metro Center is proud to announce Dr. Pedro Noguera as the Keynote Speaker for the 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference.


2023 Critically Conscious Educator Rising (CCER)

CCER is designed for all educators looking to build their internal capacity to implement CRSE practices and mindsets in their spheres of influence.

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Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education (CRSE) Curriculum Scorecard National Training: Part II

Join the Education Justice Research and Organizing Collaborative (EJ-ROC) at NYU Metro Center for an interactive and transformative professional learning experience that will prepare you to use, facilitate, and train others to use...

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NYU Metro Center’s Prioritizing Equity Conference-Welcome Reception: Celebrating Metro 45

Celebrate 45 years of NYU Metro Center at the Welcome Reception for the Prioritizing Equity Conference.

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2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference: Past, Present, and Future

The focus of NYU Metro Center’s 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference is to broaden knowledge and intentionally break fresh ground in the development of an inclusive educational system that invites all of our children to achieve...

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Metro Center Perspectives

Serving the Public Will: Recounting the Memory and Legacy of the late Public School Advocate, Norm Fruchter

As scholars and activists across the country mourn the death of late Public School Advocate Norm Fruchter, NYU Metro Center’s Megan Hester shares her personal remembrance of Norm’s memory and contributions to the school change movement.

The Insidious Grip of Parents’ Rights Advocates in Our Local School Boards

Blog post author and Learning Scientist Jasmine Ma cautions that "Parents Rights Advocates'" educational solutions reproduce inequity, and encourages Community Education Councils, families, and other education stakeholders to invest in school solutions for all our children, including those most vulnerable.

Framing Educational Inequity-An Q&A with the authors of Dismantling Disproportionality

The authors of Dismantling Disproportionality share the inspiration behind their new Teachers College Press text, and considerations for equity and improved student outcomes in this author Q & A.

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

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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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