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Local Parents Look to California Tenure Decision, June 14, 2014

In an interview with Buffalo News, Michael Rebell notes that there are significant differences between the California tenure system and laws in New York State. These differences will pose a challenge for parents hoping to bring a similar lawsuit in New York.
 
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Too Many Schools in the Building: How Co-Location Can Backfire

Teachers College features our latest policy brief on co-location: "The Effects of Co-Location on New York City's Ability to Provide All Students a Sound Basic Education." The brief provides evidence to suggest that co-location exacerbates some schools' existing resource deficiencies and creates further constraints to their ability to fulfill all students' constitutional educational rights. It concludes with some recommendations for the mayor and the chancellor. 
 
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Stanford Social Innovation Review Highlights TC/CEE Team

The Stanford Social Innovation Review blog features a story by the TC team of Jeff Henig, Carolyn Riehl, and CEE's Michael Rebell and Jessica Wolff, and the Wallace Foundation's Hilary Rhodes about our new study of civic collaboration for improving educational opportunities and outcomes.

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Teachers College grants funds to Dear Sisters Girls Group, a program that works to empower disadvantaged female high school students in Harlem, which will run programming for 10th and 11th graders at Frederick Douglass Academy II. The programs will help the school embody the “comprehensive educational opportunity" model developed by the Center for Educational Equity (formerly Campaign for Educational Equity).

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CEE, Part of TC Team, Wins Wallace Grant to Study Collective Impact Approach to Education Reform

CEE's Michael Rebell and Jessica Wolff are part of a Teachers College research team awarded a Wallace Foundation grant to study the "collective impact" approach to tackling social and educational challenges. The grant will enable the team to embark on a multiyear study of this approach in three mid-sized cities. 

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Suit Will Seek State Money Promised to Schools in 2007

The New York Times features Michael Rebell's new lawsuit against the State of New York on behalf of the state’s public school students. New Yorkers for Students' Educational Rights v. the State of New York charges that the state is violating students’ educational rights by neglecting its constitutional obligation to ensure that every school has sufficient funding to provide all students with a meaningful educational opportunity.

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