Education

09 Apr 2014

School Diversity in New York City

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 -
8:45am to 11:00am
Fifty years of research suggests economic and racial segregation of schools damages student outcomes. Unfortunately, New York City schools are the third most segregated in the country. For the first time in a long while, however, New York City is...
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27 Mar 2014

CUNY: The Road to College Success

Thursday, March 27, 2014 -
8:45am to 10:30am
This event will examine the factors that both foster and impede graduation from community colleges, and explore promising programs that work to improve college success by offering intensive support services to students.
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21 Nov 2013

Education Funders Research Initiative - Building Better Schools

Thursday, November 21, 2013 -
7:45am to 11:00am
Ford Foundation
The Education Funders Research Initiative (EdFunders) is a project of Philanthropy New York supported by 16 funding organizations that have pursued a diverse array of education reform strategies. These and other private foundations have invested...
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National Alliance For Public Charter School Enrollment Share Report

Publication date: 
10/2017
Over the past 12 years, public charter school enrollment has tripled in response to the growing demands for high-quality public school options. Charter schools currently serve more than 3 million students and there are now more than 200 school districts where 10 percent or more of their public school students attend charter schools.
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On The Map: The Atlas of Student Homelessness in New York City 2016

Publication date: 
08/2017
Children need stability to thrive. But across the United States, more and more children are facing the most extreme form of instability and poverty—homelessness. In no place is this more evident than in New York City, where one out of every eight children attending public school in SY 2014–15 had experienced homelessness within the past five school years.

Pathways to Success: Providing More Children Access to Great Public Schools

Publication date: 
06/2017
Over the past several years, Education Cities has helped leaders in nearly a dozen cities develop “High-Quality Seats” (HQS) plans – a written set of strategies and tactics designed to accelerate the growth and improvement of great public schools. If fully realized, these plans hold the potential to help more than 200,000 children in low-income communities attend better public schools every year.
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