Announcements

Hunter College Gifted Education Conference

This conference is designed for ALL teachers and administrators serving gifted students in NYC city-­‐wide, district-­‐wide, private, and general education settings. Learn about classroom strategies that work with K-­‐12 learners Take away tools & resources Network with other educational professionals Engage in a variety of break-­‐out sessions Hear from a panel of experts options for… Continue Reading

CUNY-GearTo view our videos in the highest possible quality, please play the video and click on the gear icon in the lower right corner. Then select either 1080p or 720p.

Director's Welcome

Director’s Welcome

To our visitors, I want to welcome you to the City University of New York’s Institute for Education Policy. The Institute is the city’s first university-based policy analysis and research institute explicitly focused on the challenges we face in our PK-20 education system. The CUNY Institute, which is appropriately housed at Roosevelt House (the historic home… Read More

Sign Up for Updates

Sign Up Today

Recent Posts

IdeaLab

Moynihan and the Modern American Family at 50

By Gerard Robinson | Senior Fellow, CUNY Institute for Education Policy “The gap between the Negro and most other groups in American society is widening. The fundamental problem, in which this is clearly the case, is that of family structure.” — Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1964) “If the misery of the poor be caused not by… Read More

Director's Perspective

An Open Letter On School Accountability

Below you will find the outline of some thoughts on educational accountability. The topic has become one of the central issues in contemporary reform efforts in American education, with particularly heated debate over efforts to measure the effectiveness of teachers through test scores as well as classroom observations. But the issue is wider than this,… Read More

Reports from the Field

Institutional Commitment to Civic Education: Public Montessori Secondary Schools

By Katie Dulaney | Lakewood Montessori School Even as we hold schools increasingly accountable for student achievement, we rarely seem to judge schools for their performance in citizenship preparation, an inauspicious “accountability gap” for a democracy. -Michael Johanek and John Puckett, “The State of Civic Education” (2005) Education leaders across the political spectrum – from… Read More