Drs. Fabienne Doucet and Jennifer Adair recently co-edited the Bank Street College of Education’s Occasional Paper Series #39: Supporting Young Children of Immigrants in PreK-3. The six essays highlight how educators can make early childhood programs more equitable by focusing on institutional challenges and incorporating the knowledge and capabilities of immigrant families and communities. On […]
School choice policies aim to reduce inequality in educational outcomes by allowing families to access schools outside their own neighborhood. For this aim to be realized, however, families need information and resources to identify, apply, and gain admission to high-performing schools. Prior research has found that disadvantaged families are more likely to lack these resources […]
On January 25, 2018, IHDSC celebrated its 10th anniversary with an event titled Imagining the Future of Urban Education and Mental Health. This video highlights three “On the Ground” presentations.
Ashley Sawyer, Esq is a staff attorney at Youth Represent, an organization whose aim is to provide holistic legal representation to young people ages 16-24 who have had contact with the criminal legal system. Ms. Sawyer collaborates with Dr. Shabnam Javdani and the NYU RISE team through their work on the Task Force with the […]
IHDSC was well represented at the Society for Research on Education Effectiveness (SREE) Spring 2018 conference. Read our conference recap to learn how IHDSC affiliate research informs practice and policy.
As part of Brain Awareness Week, the Scientist Action and Advocacy Network (ScAAN) organized “Bridging the Gap: Neuroscience, Inequality & Social Policy.” The discussion on March 12, 2018 brought together neuroscience and psychology researchers, philosophers, and practitioners to discuss questions at the intersection of science and social policy. Faculty panelists included: Dr. Clancy Blair, Professor of Cognitive […]
The beELL initiative uses behavioral economics to enhance parent’s decision-making abilities. Read their new research memo now.
Q&A with Dr. Patrick Sharkey on his new book, Uneasy Peace, and new approaches to confronting violence in America.
2017 was a big year for criminal justice reform in New York. IHDSC interviewed Drs. Javdani and Godfrey about their juvenile justice and child welfare research.
Their research-driven policy strategy to invest in early-childhood education, provide opportunities, and reduce inequality