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Research, Publications & Policy

For more than a century, Bank Street College has gathered, documented, and shared knowledge about how children and adults learn best to help improve the education of all children and their teachers. Today, our evidence-based resources are used to prepare teachers and leaders to make a powerful difference in the lives of students and to address critical challenges in education through system-wide change and policy work.

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  • Occasional Paper Series
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    Forum for new published work from authors within and beyond Bank Street that extends, deepens, and challenges our legacy of progressive education to promote a dialogue about teaching and learning in a democracy, while meeting the interrelated demands of equity and excellence.

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  • Straus Center for Young Children & Families
    Produces and disseminates new scholarship and research-based recommendations to help practitioners and policymakers effect meaningful change in the many settings where young children ages 0 to 8 learn.

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  • Research & Educator Resources
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    Repository of published research and resources providing graduate students, educators, community leaders, and policymakers with access to data, essays, reports, and publications on education theory, instructional practice, and system-wide change.

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  • Bank Street Education Center Publications
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    Provides research, policy analysis, strategic guidance, and implementation services to schools, school systems, teacher preparation programs, and communities to identify ways to shift instructional practice and teacher preparation at scale.

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  • Snapshots of Practice
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    A collection of written summaries, videos, audio files, and other materials that show a closer look at how Bank Street engages with educators, families, students, and children.