Report by NYU Steinhardt’s Research Alliance for New York City Schools Evaluates New York City Department of Education’s Expanded Success Initiative

A new report released by NYU Steinhart’s Research Alliance for the New York City Schools finds that the New York City Department of Education’s (DOE) Expanded Success Initiative (ESI) led to notable improvements in school culture and support for Black and Latino young men, but it did not boost their academic performance or college readiness rates, the […]

NYU Steinhardt Awarded More Than $4 Million from NSF for STEM Education Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded NYU Steinhardt three grants totaling more than $4 million for research working to improve computer science and computational thinking in elementary and middle schools. Two of the grants are part of the NSF’s STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) program, which seeks to address the urgent need to prepare […]

Steinhardt Study Finds Public Pre-K Boosted Test Taking for Gifted and Talented Programs

Attending public preschool is linked to an increase in students taking the admissions test for gifted and talented programs, reducing the disparity in test taking between disadvantaged students and their peers, finds a study of New York City students by NYU Steinhardt researchers. The findings, published in the current issue of Educational Researcher, suggest that […]