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AUGUST 2017
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Income and Race Present Persistent Obstacles For New York City High School Students’ College Access

High School StudentsA study by the Research Alliance for New York City Schools finds more New York City high school graduates are attending college, but despite gains, gaps in enrollment and outcomes still persist. The report is the second in the Research Alliance’s New York City Goes to College series.

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Are Bilingual Children Better at Recognizing Voices?

BilingualA study published in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition by Susannah Levi of the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders finds that bilingual children are better and faster at learning different voices. The study was supported by a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, part of the National Institutes of Health.

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A Gentle Man, A Video Portrait by Becky Beasley, on View at 80WSE Gallery

Gentle ManInspired by a short story by Bernard Malamud, A Gentle Man is a four-part video portrait of an imaginary man from his birth in 1940 to the present day.  In this commissioned work -- Beasley’s first institutional exhibition in the United States -- the artist transforms the length of 80WSE gallery’s five rooms into a journey from day to night.

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Steinhardt Alumna Wins Tony Award for Hello, Dolly!

TonyHeni Koenigsberg (BS, ’74), producer for Hello, Dolly!, won a 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. A graduate of Steinhardt’s educational theatre program, Koenisberg is a four-time Tony Award-winner. She has been honored with best revival producing awards for Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge (2015), Skylight (2015), and A Raisin in the Sun (2014).

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WPShould white chefs sell burritos? A Portland food cart’s revealing controversy (Krishnendu Ray, Nutrition and Food Studies)


ACity Spells Out Initiatives to Increase School Diversity (David Kirkland, Teaching and Learning)

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