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Bank Street’s Center for Culturally Responsive Practice Changes Its Name

Posted by Bank Street on April 19, 2017

The Center for Culturally Responsive Practice at Bank Street is pleased to announce that it has changed its name to the Center on Culture, Race & Equity (CCRE) to more clearly communicate its scope of work in examining the intersection of culture, race, and equity in our nation’s classrooms and ...

tagged: ccre, center for culture race & equity, lisa gordon

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Are All Book Covers Created Equal?

Posted by Allison Bruce on July 31, 2013

Last fall, during a booktalking session with Bank Street Children's Librarian Allie Bruce, an 11-year-old girl in Jamie Steinfeld's 11/12s Humanities class asked, "Why is there a bird on that cover, when every other cover you've shown us so far has a picture of the main character?" A big question, ...

tagged: diversity, equity, literacy, literature

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Liberty LEADS

Liberty LEADS Alum Earns NY Times Scholarship

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 13, 2013

Eddy Cruz, Liberty LEADS alum and recipient of the New York Times Scholarship Eddy Cruz '13 is one of eight bright college-bound seniors to receive the New York Times Scholarship, out of hundreds that applied. Eddy joined Liberty LEADS in the Spring of 2010. Born and raised in the South ...

tagged: equity, scholarship

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Financial Aid

Graduate School Establishes Peter Greeman Scholarship Program

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 12, 2013

Peter Greeman Bank Street is pleased to announce that our Graduate School has been selected by Community Teachers Initiative (CTI) to establish a Peter Greeman Scholarship program. The scholarship will be granted to an incoming graduate student who commits to teaching upon graduation in a New York City public school ...

tagged: equity, financial aid, literacy, scholarship, urban education

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