Bank Street In The News

2016 NYC Independent Bookstore Day

On May 3rd, Bank Street Book Store was featured in Publishers Weekly's photo roundup of local children's bookstores in New York City celebrating Independent Bookstore Day. Read the full post here.

Jon Agee and Mara Rocklifee Win Prestigious Bank Street Awards

A post in School Library Journal on April 26th highlighted the winners of Bank Street's 2016 Irma Black Award and Cook Prize Award as a precursor to the official awards ceremony held at Bank Street on May 19th. Read the full article here.

Children's Literature and the Censorship Conversation: Dialogues on Challenged Books

On April 21st, Publishers Weekly provided a detailed, chronological recap of Bank Street's censorship event, quoting panelists on their reflections and highlighting the stories they told about their experiences with challenged books. Read the full coverage here.

Experts Focus on Censorship at Bank Street Conference

School Library Journal provided in-depth coverage of Bank Street's censorship event, where notable children's authors and other experts spent a morning discussing the most current controversies in children's literature. Read the full article here.

Hearing Trauma's Voice: A Conversation with Lesley Koplow

In Scholastic's education blog, Lesley Koplow, Director of Bank Street's Center for Emotionally Responsive Practice, was interviewed on ways to help children who are coping with the effects of trauma and toxic stress. Read Part 1 of the Q&A here and Part 2 here

Why Elite-College Admissions Need an Overhaul

An article in The Atlantic on February 14, 2016 offered perspective on the admissions standards for highly selective colleges in America and references Bank Street School for Children as a learning space that stimulates creativity and collaborative problem solving. Read the full story here.

New York Will Allow Extra Test Time

On January 27, 2016, Bank Street President Shael Polakow-Suransky commented on New York’s decision to allow students to receive extra test time. Read the full Wall Street Journal story here.

Teaching for a Changing World: The Graduates of Bank Street College of Education

A post in Education Week on January 14, 2016 highlighted findings from a soon-to-be-released research study conducted by the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) examining the outcomes of the Bank Street Graduate School of Education teacher preparation program. Read the full post here.

Teaching Teachers

Chalkbeat Rise & Shine spotlighted The New York Times “Teach Your Teachers Well” op-ed written by Bank Street President Shael Polakow-Suransky on January 14, 2016. Read the newsletter here.

Teach Your Teachers Well

On January 13, 2016, The New York Times ran an op-ed by Bank Street President Shael Polakow-Suransky discussing how educators, policy leaders, and parents can rethink how to support and evaluate teachers in our nation’s public schools. Read the full op-ed here.

The Building Blocks of a Good Pre-K

The New York Times ran an op-ed by Bank Street President Shael Polakow-Suransky and Bank Street Graduate School of Education Advisor and Course Instructor Nancy Nager on October 21, 2014 exploring what quality education looks like for pre-K children and how growth can be fostered through purposeful play. Read the full op-ed here.

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