Pedro Noguera and Hiro Yoshikawa Elected to National Academy of Education

Pedro Noguera and Hiro Yoshikawa have been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education (NAEd). In announcing their election, Michael Feuer, president of NAEd, noted that the Steinhardt faculty members are among fourteen education leaders chosen for their valuable contributions to educational research and policy development. The National Academy of Education advances high […]

In 2014 Edu-Scholar Rankings, Steinhardt’s Faculty Members Rank High in Public Influence

Five Steinhardt faculty members were ranked for their influence on the national discourse on education this week.  In Frederick M. Hess‘s “2014 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings,” 200 scholars are recognized for “doing the hard work of making an outsized contribution to critical public discussions in education.” Steinhardt faculty members on the Edu-Scholar Public Influence list are […]

Top National Education Figure Martha Kanter Joins NYU Steinhardt as Distinguished Visiting Professor

Martha J. Kanter, under secretary of education at the U.S. Department of Education, has been appointed as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Higher Education at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. At NYU Steinhardt, Kanter will join the faculty in the Program in Higher and Postsecondary Education. Under the two-year appointment, […]

Study by NYU Steinhardt and Langone Medical Center Finds Use of Crack and Powder Varies Among High School Students

The use of crack and powder cocaine both varies and overlaps among high school seniors, researchers at NYU Steinhardt and NYU Langone Medical Center have found. Their findings, which appear in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, point to the need to take into account both common and different at-risk factors in developing […]

The Business of Testing is Focus of Steinhardt’s Education Policy Forum

The Steinhardt School opened its 2013-14 education policy breakfast forum series with a panel called, “The Big Business of Testing in America.” Guest speakers William Reese, Carl F. Kaestle WARF Professor of Educational Policy Studies and History, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Matthew Chingos, a fellow of the Brookings Institution, Brown Center on Education Policy, spoke […]