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Niemeyer Series Features Authors Deborah Meier & Emily Gasoi For Talk on Democracy in Public Schools

Posted by Bank Street on December 18, 2017

On November 7, Bank Street welcomed authors Deborah Meier and Emily Gasoi to discuss the urgency around protecting the democratic spirit in public schools, which is the premise of their new book, These Schools Belong to You and Me: Why We Can’t Afford to Abandon Our Public Schools. The conversation ...

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Annual Niemeyer Series Welcomes Dr. Sharon Ryan

Posted by Bank Street on May 10, 2017

On April 19, Dr. Sharon Ryan, Director of the newly founded Straus Center for Young Children and Families at Bank Street College, delivered a lecture titled “Progressive Pedagogies and Public Policy: Reasserting Bank Street’s Research Presence in Debates About How Best to Use Early Childhood Education to Address Inequities.” Her ...

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Bank Street’s Niemeyer Series Features Dr. Jaime Grinberg

Posted by Bank Street on September 27, 2016

On September 26, Dr. Jaime Grinberg, Professor and Chairperson of Educational Foundations at Montclair State University, spoke on “Lessons Learned: The Early Years of Bank Street and Contemporary Teacher Preparation,” to a filled auditorium. Through his own personal stories and archival presentations, Dr. Grinberg illustrated how much Bank Street, from ...

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Bank Street Hosts Dr. Claude Steele for the Centennial Niemeyer Series

Posted by Bank Street on May 25, 2016

On May 23, Dr. Claude Steele, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, delivered a presentation titled “The Impact of Stereotypes, Identity, and Power in Institutional Culture” as part of the Bank Street’s Centennial Niemeyer Series. Dr. Steele came to Bank Street to help members of our community better understand stereotype ...

tagged: claude steele, john niemeyer, niemeyer series, valerie purdie-vaughns

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Bank Street welcomes renowned neuroscientist Adele Diamond for Centennial Niemeyer Series

Posted by Bank Street on April 11, 2016

On Thursday, April 7th, esteemed neuroscientist Dr. Adele Diamond delivered a presentation at Bank Street titled “Executive Functions and the Brain,” as part of the College’s Centennial Niemeyer Series. Dr. Diamond came to Bank Street to help members of our community and beyond better understand the brain’s executive functions, their ...

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Bank Street Hosts Panel on Universal Pre-Kindergarten in NYC

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 20, 2014

Dr. Samuel J. Meisels of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute moderated the April 23 panel featuring top officials from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration at the College’s Niemeyer Series. Updated 5/2/2014 — On April 23, Bank Street College of Education in New York City hosted a panel discussion titled Universal ...

tagged: early childhood, niemeyer, policy

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Hear Christine Quinn On 'Alternatives to School Closings'

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 02, 2012

Amid intense political clamor about teacher accountability, performance standards, and education reform, the New York Times reports that the city’s Education Department remains on track to close 33 under-performing schools. When reopened, those schools will be renamed, and half their teachers will be replaced. The fate of their students remains ...

tagged: accountability, christine quinn, jon snyder, niemeyer, policy, social justice

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