Bank Street Education Center

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In the News

  • Tracy Fray-Oliver, Senior Associate Vice President of the Bank Street Education Center, was featured in a New York School Talk blog post reflecting on the first year of the center’s work with Yonkers Public Schools to help more Black, Latino, and low-income students complete 8th grade math. In Yonkers, Teachers Leaders Are “The Unit Of Change”: A Report From the Field.
  • Shael Polakow-Suransky, GSE ’00, President of Bank Street College, penned an opinion piece summarizing our nation’s early child care crisis and outlining immediate next steps toward improving the quality of care provided to our country’s youngest children.
    How to End the Child-Care Crisis
  • Emily Sharrock, Deputy Executive Director of the Bank Street Education Center, co-authored a blog post on Education Post on July 19, 2018 exploring how the New Haven Children’s Ideal Learning District partnership is working to transform the early care and education landscape of New Haven, CT. New Haven is Showing What’s Possible When we Invest in Kids Early
  • Doug Knecht, Executive Director of the Bank Street Education Center, co-authored an opinion piece in Education Week with Bank Street President Shael Polakow-Suransky, GSE ’00, and Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on why children find school boring and how we can engage them more effectively in the classroom.
    Why Science Says School is Boring
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The Bank Street Education Center blends Bank Street’s deep understanding of how children and adults learn best with hard-won lessons garnered from large-scale systems and policy work to create meaningful change in the field of education. Our publications and reports influence policy decisions at various levels of the education ecosystem.
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