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Bank Street Participates in Newly Released Study on Cultural Responsiveness

Posted by Bank Street on March 22, 2016

The Migration Policy Institute, a think tank based in Washington, DC, recently published a report based on work by Bank Street’s former National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness (NCCLR). The study, called “Providing a Head Start: Improving Access to Early Childhood Education for Refugees,” examined the language and cultural ...

tagged: brycs, chenoa allen, clea mcneely, faith lamb-parker, lyn morland, migration policy institute, ncclr, nicole ives, office of head start, office of refugee resettlement, tarima levine

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Steven Antonelli on Men in Pre-K

Posted by Bank Street on November 04, 2014

Steven Antonelli “When I graduated with my master’s degree, my mentor in the college—when he heard I was going to teach preschool—told me, ‘oh Steven, I thought you were going to be a real teacher.’” It was over two decades ago that Steven Antonelli, Director of Bank Street Head Start, ...

tagged: head start, pre-k

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Chancellor Walcott Visits Bank Street Head Start

Posted by Nicholas Gray on November 16, 2011

Dennis Walcott, Chancellor of New York City Public Schools, visited Bank Street Head Start on November 14, 2011. Accompanied by Sophia Pappas, Director of the NYC Office of Early Childhood Education, this was the Chancellor’s first visit to a community-based Head Start/Universal Prekindergarten classroom since assuming his position. Reflecting his ...

tagged: dennis walcott, head start, steven antonelli

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NYC Officials, Authors Joined Bank Street Head Start to Break World Reading Record

Posted by Claire Daniel on October 21, 2011

On October 6, millions of people from across the country sat down to read from Anna Dewdney’s Llama Llama Red Pajama as part of a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness on the importance of early childhood literacy. Bank Street Head Start hosted the flagship event, which included readings from ...

tagged: head start, literacy, peggy mcnamara

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