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Liberty LEADS

Liberty LEADS 2nd Annual Benefit

Posted by Michael Hansen on June 21, 2013

Liberty LEADS is pleased to report that our Spring Benefit was a resounding success! On June 3rd, we hosted a festive evening at Havana Central for Liberty donors, alumni, Advisory Board Members, staff, students and parents. We welcomed several new friends to the Liberty LEADS community and reported on the ...

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Liberty LEADS

Liberty LEADS Leadership and Academic Excellence Retreat 2012-2013

Posted by Michael Hansen on March 06, 2013

By ANA TIBURCIO Snow was on the ground, the air was cold and foggy, but an undeterred group of students walked up the icy Ninham Mountain Fire Tower in Carmel, New York, 950 feet above sea level. Visibility was at a minimum at the summit, but it wasn’t important to ...

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@bankstreetbooks

Card Sales Explode at the Bookstore

Posted by Michael Hansen on December 13, 2012

Sales of greeting cards are up 80% over last year at this time, says Bank Street Bookstore manager Andy Laties. Laties attributes the boom to an effort the Bookstore began last August to improve the uniqueness and quality of its card selection. In addition to adding imported English die-cut designs ...

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General Bank Street News

What does it mean to educate all children equitably?

Posted by Michael Hansen on September 19, 2012

What would schools and classrooms look like if they truly mirrored our democratic ideals? In this issue of the Occasional Papers five authors explore current and historical questions related to the inclusion of children with disabilities in our public schools. The history of educating children with disabilities—an ongoing civil rights ...

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Graduate School

Grads Make an Impact at Rubin Museum of Art

Posted by Michael Hansen on July 31, 2011

"The concepts of co-learning and inquiry and authentic collaboration that I learned at Bankstreet are also the ideas that permeate this museum. I think this is one reason why so many of us from Bankstreet are working here," says Ashley Mask, '10, Manager of Visitor Experience at the Rubin Museum ...

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Graduate School

Hal Melnick Teaches Math in China: Coals to Newcastle?

Posted by Michael Hansen on July 29, 2011

From May 13-21, 2011, Dr. Hal Melnick, a member of the Bank Street Graduate Faculty, provided professional development and support for teachers implementing progressive math programs at the Tsinghua International School in Beijing, China. Before he began his work, he had to justify and explain Bank Street's progressive math approach ...

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Bank Street for Adults

Niemeyer Six Sparks Spirited Discussions

Posted by Michael Hansen on June 14, 2011

On the evening of April 26, 2011, Educators, teacher leaders, students and faculty joined together for Bank Street College's sixth annual Niemeyer Education Policy Series on April 26, 2011, at the CUNY Graduate Center on Fifth Avenue. The topic was "Teacher Performance: Highly Effective, Effective, Developing, Ineffective — How Can ...

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General Bank Street News

Holding on to Ideals in Challenging Times

Posted by Michael Hansen on June 14, 2011

President Elizabeth D. Dickey's Remarks at the 2011 Bank Street Graduate School of Education Commencement ceremonies May 26, 2011 Good afternoon and welcome. On behalf of our entire community, congratulations to the Class of 2011! And thanks to your families and friends and members of the Graduate School faculty, who ...

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Library

Bank Street College's 39th annual Irma Black Awards

Posted by Michael Hansen on June 14, 2011

Writers, educators and other lovers of children's literature eagerly attended this year's Irma Black Picture Book Award in the Bankstreet Auditorium on May 19, 2011. About the Award The Award was established in 1972 in honor of the late Irma Simonton Black (and later her husband as well), who was ...

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