Study Finds Expanded Opportunity for Black and Latino Men in New York City High Schools

The first year of New York City’s Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), which is designed to boost college and career readiness among Black and Latino male students, has led to a notable expansion of supports in participating schools, according to a new study by the Research Alliance for New York City Schools. The study’s authors examined […]

Steinhardt’s ‘Brown: 60 and Beyond’ Brings Anna Deavere Smith, Rudy Crew, and Farai Chideya to NYU

New York University will host “Brown: 60 and Beyond,” a two-day conference commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, on Fri., May 16 and Sat. May 17 at various locations at NYU. The conference, sponsored by NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools (Metro Center), […]

Our Pulpy Past: 10 Facts You Forgot About Life Pre-Internet (From NYU Stories)

Our Pulpy Past:  10 Facts You Forgot About Life Pre-Internet (From NYU Stories) Before the “My Documents” folder on your computer, there were physical documents—memos, rent receipts, promissory notes, hotel registers, datebooks, grocery lists written on the back of envelopes. Remember life before you could read an e-book, score e-tickets, or e-file your taxes online? […]

Bullying Monologues at Provincetown Playhouse, April 10 – 13

The monologues are derived from participants who range in age from 19-62, encompassing a wide array of ethnic, economic and social backgrounds. They hail from as far away as Washington State and as close by as Brooklyn. But two things unite them; 1) sometime in their formative years, they suffered from bullying or were a […]

Steinhardt Dean Mary Brabeck Gives Testimony on Teacher Preparation at Senate Hearing

Steinhardt Dean Mary Brabeck gave testimony before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions at a hearing titled, “Teacher Preparation: Ensuring a Quality Teacher in Every Classroom,” on March 25, 2014. The hearing, one of seven in a series, is intended to inform the senate committee’s reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. In […]

Stanford’s Online K-12 Learning Program Accelerates Achievement for Students of All Levels, NYU Study Finds

Independent Report Shows that EPGY Program Participants Average Higher Scores – Up to 45 Percent- On Standardized Math Exams Research released today by NYU Steinhardt confirms Stanford’s Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) as a powerful learning tool proven to accelerate varying levels of student potential. The study, performed by NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research […]

Researchers to Study Afghanistan’s Education System Under USAID, Danish International Development

Researchers at the Steinhardt School  will examine Afghanistan’s schools and help its Ministry of Education assess the sustainability of community-based schools in a research initiative backed by grants from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). Currently, many schools in Afghanistan are run by local communities, with the […]