Leveling the School Choice Playing Field in NYC

School choice policies aim to reduce inequality in educational outcomes by allowing families to access schools outside their own neighborhood. For this aim to be realized, however, families need information and resources to identify, apply, and gain admission to high-performing schools. Prior research has found that disadvantaged families are more likely to lack these resources […]

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 Watch: IHDSC’s 10th Anniversary Presentations

On January 25, 2018, IHDSC celebrated its 10th anniversary with an event titled Imagining the Future of Urban Education and Mental Health. This video highlights three “On the Ground” presentations.

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 Q&A: Legal Perspectives on Juvenile Justice and Abolition

Ashley Sawyer, Esq is a staff attorney at Youth Represent, an organization whose aim is to provide holistic legal representation to young people ages 16-24 who have had contact with the criminal legal system. Ms. Sawyer collaborates with Dr. Shabnam Javdani and the NYU RISE team through their work on the Task Force with the […]

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 Global TIES for Children & IRC Release Niger Impact Report

Education is valuable to children and families affected by emergency situations, and is a critical aspect of humanitarian support. The international community is interested in increasing long-term aid for education in emergencies and to focus the education response on education quality – where should funders and agencies invest their scarce time and resources? Without robust […]

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 Q&A: Understanding Black Male Reactions to Police

“Understanding the reactions of Black male youth to police”, a project led by Dr. Patrick Shrout (Professor of Psychology), and Crystal Clarke (Doctoral candidate, NYU Psychology), examines how African American, Black immigrant, and White youth in New York City potentially differ in their assessment of police in terms of threat, security, trust in the police, […]

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 Conference Recap: SREE 2018

IHDSC was well represented at the Society for Research on Education Effectiveness (SREE) Spring 2018 conference. Read our conference recap to learn how IHDSC affiliate research informs practice and policy.

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