Bank Street in the News

President Publications

A collection of opinion pieces authored by Bank Street President Shael Polakow-Suransky, GSE ’00, on topics and issues in education.

How to Invest Our School-Funding Windfall: With Increases in Aid From Albany and Washington, New York has a Historic Opportunity It Must Not Miss
New York Daily News, September 12, 2021

What Chicago Can Learn from NYC About Mayoral Control of Schools
Crain’s Chicago Business, May 2019

How to End the Child-Care Crisis
The New York Times, May 2019

Losing Mayoral Control of NYC Schools Would be a Step Backward
City & State NY, March 2019

Why Science Says School is Boring
Education Week, July 2018

Bring Young Brains to Full Potential with Pre-K for 3-Year-Olds
Daily News, April 2017

With Childhood Education, Start Early
World Economic Forum, December 2016

Teach Your Teachers Well
The New York Times, January 2016

Train Teachers Like Doctors
The New York Times, July 2016

The Building Blocks of a Good Pre-K
New York Times, October 2014