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Bank Street Releases Occasional Paper Series #42

The new Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #42—”Promise in Infant-Toddler Care and Education”—launched today to highlight inequities in the early childhood field and explore how we can work toward designing and funding more meaningful care and education for our youngest children. In the interview below, Guest Editors Sharon Ryan and Virginia Casper provide additional insight […]

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Bank Street Releases Occasional Paper Series #41

The new Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #41—“Critical Mathematical Inquiry” —launched today to explore how teachers can reframe their mathematics lessons to surface discussions on instances of inequity and injustice. This approach to mathematics, known as Critical Mathematical Inquiry (CMI), can offer students a space of belonging, a sense of agency, and a deep inquiry […]

Bank Street Launches Occasional Paper Series #39: Supporting Young Children of Immigrants in PreK-3

On May 7, Bank Street released the new Occasional Paper Series #39—Supporting Young Children of Immigrants in Pre-K–3—which contains nine powerful essays that call for early childhood educators to make shifts in their practice to create more equitable and just learning environments for young children of immigrants. In a deeply polarizing political climate, this timely […]

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Bank Street Releases Occasional Paper Series #37

The new Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #37—Queering Education: Pedagogy, Curriculum, Policy—launched today to provide educators with a closer look at issues surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) lives in educational settings. This issue builds from the idea that while much progress has been made over the last few decades, the greater inclusion […]

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Bank Street Releases Occasional Paper Series #36

The new Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #36, titled “Life in Inclusive Classrooms: Storytelling with Disability Studies in Education,” launched today to provide educators with a closer look at the complexities of teaching and learning in inclusive classrooms. The series contains nine essays that utilize the art of storytelling to inspire a broader dialogue about […]

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Bank Street Releases Occasional Papers #35 Progressive Practices in Public Schools

The new Bank Street Occasional Papers #35, titled Progressive Practices in Public Schools, launched today to provide educators with a closer look at progressive programs and pedagogy that are too often hidden from view. The series contains nine papers examining how teachers and administrators are modeling rich and compelling alternatives to what many reformers offer […]