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Congressman John Lewis Honored at Graduate School of Education Commencement

Posted by Bank Street on May 30, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, the Bank Street Graduate School of Education awarded U.S. Representative John Lewis the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa during its annual commencement ceremony at Riverside Church in New York City. After receiving his award, Congressman Lewis took the stage to deliver a powerful ...

tagged: cecelia traugh, graduate school of education, john lewis, shael polakow-suransky

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Train Teachers like Doctors

Posted by Bank Street on July 08, 2016

Over the past year a small team at Bank Street has been grappling with the challenge of how to improve teacher preparation nationwide. This morning, The New York Times published an op-ed by President Shael Polakow-Suransky, Josh Thomases, Dean of Innovation, Policy and Research, and Karen DeMoss, Director of the Sustainable Funding Project, ...

tagged: justin tyack, karen demoss, new york times, shael polakow-suransky, sustainable funding project

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Bank Street Supporters Gather for Centennial Trustees’ Dinner

Posted by Bank Street on May 11, 2016

On May 9th, Bank Street supporters gathered at the American Museum of Natural History for the College’s Centennial Trustees’ Dinner, a celebratory evening dedicated to helping raise awareness and support of Bank Street’s many initiatives influencing positive change in the world of education. The event honored Vincent Mai, CEO and ...

tagged: richard parsons, shael polakow-suransky, trustees' dinner, vincent mai

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Chancellor Fariña Visits Bank Street Book Store

Posted by Bank Street on December 07, 2015

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña visited the Bank Street Book Store on December 2 as part of NYC Reads 365, an initiative by the Department of Education to encourage families to read together every day. Fariña met with grandparents from across the city—many of whom are primary caregivers—who ...

tagged: bookstore, carmen fariña, seen and heard, shael polakow-suransky

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Inaugural Symposium Explores How to Create the "Schools We Want"

Posted by Rachel Reda on November 05, 2015

On October 17, Bank Street commemorated the start of its centennial with an inaugural symposium titled, “The Schools We Want.” The day of exploration and conversation engaged 250 faculty, alumni, students, and visiting scholars in discussions and workshops reflecting on the enduring values that infuse our work. President Shael Polakow-Suransky, ...

tagged: billie gastic, cecelia traugh, cristian solorza, faith lamb-parker, gabriel guyton, inaugural symposium, marjorie brickley, pamela wheeler-civita, sarah willis, shael polakow-suransky, the schools we want, valerie purdie-vaughns

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Inauguration Ceremony

Posted by Rachel Reda on October 19, 2015

On Friday, October 16, the Trustees of Bank Street College of Education hosted an estimated 700 attendees for the formal inauguration of Shael Polakow-Suransky as the College’s eighth president. The inauguration ceremony kicked off a weekend of activities at Bank Street—all open to the community—celebrating the College’s centennial, including a ...

tagged: carl heastie, dennis walcott, inauguration, linda darling-hammond, shael polakow-suransky

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