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Gifts Totaling $725,000 from the Rauch Foundation Aim to Attract Talented Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows to TC 

Published in Power of Giving 6/19/2013 Nancy Douzinas The Rauch Foundation, a Long Island-based family foundation, has made two gifts to Teachers College totaling $725,000 to support the recruitment of outstanding scholars and future teachers who are committed to improving outcomes for children and families from high-need communities. “From its inception 125 years ago, Teachers College …

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Apps that Close the Gap Summit 

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IUME Colloquia Series: Dynamic Education 

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Public Lecture with Dr. Khalil Muhammad: “Grand Simplification: Historical Illiteracy in the Age of Mass Incarceration” 

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Beyond the Bars: Moving Forward  ☆

Registration is now open for 2013 Columbia School of Social Work Criminal Justice Conference. The conference will be Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th. Featured speakers include Angela Davis, Marc Lamont Hill, and Soffiyah Elijah. A series of panels and workshops will take place throughout the day on Saturday on various topics related to …

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Rescheduled 04/08 4-6pm – Lecture: Ella Baker: Radical Educator with Harlem Roots  ☆

This event has been rescheduled: Monday, April 8, 4:00-6:00pm, 306 Russell, with reception following in 305 Russell Barbara Ransby, Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, African American Studies, and History at the University of Illinois - Chicago, will give a public lecture to kick off the 2013 Educating Harlem lecture series. Educating Harlem is a …

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CWI Workshop, Thursday, March 28, at 2 PM, Annette Lareau on “Schools, Housing, and the Reproduction of Inequality” 

The Center for the Study of Wealth and Inequality is proud to present a talk by Professor Lareau on March 28, 2013, in Room 509 of Knox Hall. She will discuss: "Schools, Housing, and the Reproduction of Inequality" Abstract: The choice of an elementary school is widely viewed as a consequential decision, but most studies …

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Educating Harlem: “Viva Harlem U”: Black & Puerto Rican Students & the Transformation of City College, with Martha Biondi 

In the spring of 1969, students at every single division of the City University of New York rose up in protest. The two-week occupation of City College in Harlem precipitated a political crisis in the city and ushered in a major shift in public policy; as a result, it received extensive local and national media …

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Gordon Commission: Testing Must Improve Teaching and Learning  ☆

A high-level, 30-member commission of educators and thought leaders formed to examine the future of education and itsassessment issued a report today calling upon state and federal policymakers to commit to a long-term effort to develop assessments that place greater emphasis on providing timely and valuable information to students and teachers. The report of …

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A Healthy Learner is a Successful Learner: Health Disparities Conference 

Teachers College to launch a new Center on Health Disparities that will explore the connection between health issues and school success No matter how talented their teachers or how good the instruction, students who are ill, hungry or homeless will not be successful. For the past five years, Teachers College, Columbia University has held the …

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C-Span Covered Bullying Conference Front to Back (Co-Sponsored by IUME) 

A national conference on bullying co-sponsored by TC's Institute for Urban Minority Education was captured by C-Span. TC professor, Dr. Ernest Morrell presented at the conference. An edited video of the conference, co-sponsored by Zaner-Bloser, is on the C-Span website. An unedited video, including presentations by TC Professor Ernest Morrell, is available above.

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Faculty Fellow Lecture: Dr. Keena Arbuthnot 

Dr. Keena Arbuthnot, an Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University, will be presenting her talk, entitled "Filling in the Blanks: Understanding Standardized Testing and the Black-White Achievement," on March 7th, at 3:30pm to 5:00pm, at Teachers College, Columbia University. The lecture will be focused on Dr. Arbuthnot’s recent book publication “Filling in the Blanks: Understanding …

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Congratulations to the 2012-2013 Grant Recipients!! 

The Vice President’s Grant for Diversity and Community Initiatives 2012-2013 Grant Recipients The Committee for Community and Diversity is pleased to announce the award recipients from The Vice President’s Diversity and Community Initiatives Grant Fund. The grant fund provides financial support for projects that foster interactive, inter-group communication, collaboration and educational programming with an emphasis …

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