Human-Centered Design in Action: Learning Lab

What are the needs, challenges, and best practices for building capacity with under-resourced nonprofit organizations that promote equity? The NYU Metro Center in partnership with TSNE MissionWorks is conducting a Learning Lab to explore this question. Within this work, NYU Metro Center is leading a national field scan of capacity building organizations and conducting in-depth […]

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 The Mastery Collaborative Approach: Student Centered, Culturally Responsive, and Competency-Based

NYU Metro Center is working with the Mastery Collaborative to conduct the Culturally Responsive Mastery-Based Education Research Project (CR-MBE) which aims to understand how culturally responsive mastery-based practices influence historically marginalized students’ learning, school engagement, and academic outcomes. Check out the blog post below to learn more about the significance of this research. This blog […]

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 The Renewal Schools Program Wasn’t a Failure, It Was a Lesson

Earlier this week, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the much expected news that the city will evolve its efforts to improve its troubled schools. The news does not come as a surprise. On Friday, October 26, 2018, The New York Times published a story about how New York City knew some of its Renewal […]

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 What the Crisis in Venezuela Teaches Us about Education

On October 28, 2017, NYU Metro Center brought together a panel of experts to discuss ways that educators can help resolve one of the world’s most pressing problems: the global suffering of hurting people. Following the event, we published an article on the NYU Metro Center blog, titled Marching Closer to Our North Stars: Notes […]

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 Moving Beyond the Match: Future Directions for Research and Policies Promoting Diversity Within the K-12 Educator Workforce

Diversity matters for student learning. Representation matters. It is a difficult task to identify anyone working within the education ecosystem—whether they be a teacher, school leader, policymaker, researcher, or advocate—without a strong stance on these claims. Ever since the Supreme Court concluded that integration is in children’s best interest for educational progress, there have been […]

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 Real Integration and Equity in New York City Schools

Today, New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) took another small step toward equity and one giant leap toward integration, with the release of the initial recommendations by the School Diversity Advisory Group (SDAG), of which NYU Metro Center is a member. The report, titled Making the Grade: The Path to Real Integration and […]

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