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Annual Niemeyer Series Welcomes Dr. Sharon Ryan

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 speech was part of the […]

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Bank Street Launches Early Childhood Policy Center

The Straus Center for Young Children and Families, a new research and policy center housed at Bank Street College of Education, will explore the core questions and concerns of educators and policymakers focused on improving the lives of young children and their families. To celebrate the Straus Center’s launch and to begin to chart a path ahead, […]