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The Cage Busting Teacher: Review and Response

Rick Hess’s new book offers practical guidance to teachers on creating an innovative school culture that nurtures their best work. Join us for a lively discussion on the relationship between individual teachers and school/district culture with Rick Hess, James Kemple (Director, NYU Research Alliance) and Danielle Salzberg (Principal, Frank McCourt High School).   Read More

Challenging the Tenure Laws in New York State: Why or Why Not?

Davids vs. New York, a highly publicized lawsuit challenging New York’s teacher tenure and seniority laws, is underway. Plaintiffs contend that the current laws violate children’s constitutional right to a sound, basic education by keeping ineffective teachers in classrooms; defendants claim the lawsuit is a spurious attempt to destroy hard-won protections for the state’s teaching profession.… Read More

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One-on-One with Michael Mulgrew

CIEP Director David Steiner will sits down with Michael Mulgrew at Roosevelt House and discusses his work with the United Federation of Teachers and a wide range of pressing issues facing New York State’s teachers and their students.   Read More

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What Does Good Parent Involvement Look Like?

Everyone supports “parent engagement,” but what does really good parent engagement actually look like? Hear from the scholar who put parent engagement on the map and the organization putting it into practice in the South Bronx. Join us at Roosevelt House on January 22 as we discuss these issues with Joyce Epstein, Director of the Center of School, Family and Community Partnerships at Johns Hopkins University, and Sheena Wright, President and CEO of the United Way of New York City. Read More

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American Education and the Separation of Church and State: Fact vs. Fiction

American Education and the Separation of Church and State: Fact vs. Fiction Philip Hamburger Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law Columbia University Matthew Yellin Social Studies Teacher and Curriculum Coordinator Hillside Arts and Letters Academy, Jamaica, Queens Ashley Berner Deputy Director CUNY Institute for Education Policy December 4, 2014 5:30 – 6:00 pm Reception… Read More

Getting in and Staying in: Challenging the College Completion Gap

The CUNY Institute for Education Policy at Roosevelt House & The City University of New York Presents Getting in and Staying in: Challenging the College Completion Gap Purpose: This two-day conference will examine the college preparation and completion rates of public school students in public colleges and universities, with specific attention to deeply troubling inequities between different… Read More

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The Director’s Award for Research in Education Equity: Finalist Presentations

The CIEP Education Equity Initiative exists to evaluate and promote empirical research on closing America’s educational achievement gaps. On October 23, the Initiative is sponsoring a prize in recognition of the most outstanding contribution to research on education equity by an up-and-coming scholar. Our public forum provides an opportunity for the selected finalists to explore… Read More

Choosing Neighborhoods, Choosing Schools: A Conversation with Annette Lareau

The CUNY Institute for Education Policy at Roosevelt House Presents Choosing Neighborhoods, Choosing Schools: A Conversation with Annette Lareau featuring Annette Lareau Stanley I. Sheerr Term Professor in the Social Sciences, Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania with response from Joseph Viteritti Chair, Urban Affairs and Planning Thomas Hunter Professor of Public Policy, Hunter College… Read More

A Smarter Charter: Book Release and Response

The CUNY Institute for Education Policy at Roosevelt House Presents A Smarter Charter: Book Release and Response featuring Richard Kahlenberg Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation and Halley Potter Fellow, The Century Foundation with response from Gerard Robinson Vice President of Partnerships, UniversityNow Former Florida Commissioner of Education and Virginia Secretary of Education moderated by  David Steiner Dean,… Read More

Are Private Schools Good for America? Release of Data

Click here to view a PDF file of the survey data The CUNY Institute for Education Policy at Roosevelt House Presents Are Private Schools Good for America? Release of Data featuring Ray Pennings Executive Vice President, Cardus with Sean Corcoran Associate Professor, Educational Economics, New York University Kathy Jamil Chair, Islamic School’s League of America… Read More