New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences will host “Math and Reading: Delivery on the Promise of Mayoral Control” on Sun., Oct. 2, 2-5 p.m. (251 Mercer Street [at W 4th St.], main auditorium, ground floor). This forum will examine key aspects of the changes in New York City public education under mayoral control, with a special focus on the “standard curriculum” for reading and math. Panelists include the following: NYU Professors Diane Ravitch and Fred Greenleaf; Sol Stern, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute; and Stanley Ocken, a professor mathematics at the City College of New York. Andrew Wolf, an education columnist at the New York Sun and editor and publisher of the Riverdale Review and Bronx Press, will moderate the session.
Reporters interested in attending the event should RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- WHO: NYU Professors Diane Ravitch and Fred Greenleaf; Sol Stern, the Manhattan Institute; Stanley Ocken, the City College of New York; Andrew Wolf (moderator), the New York Sun; and more
- WHAT: Forum-“Math and Reading: Delivery on the Promise of Mayoral Control”
- WHEN: Sun., Oct. 2, 2-5 p.m.
- WHERE: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 251 Mercer Street (at W 4th St.), main auditorium, ground floor [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); N, R, W (8th Street)]
The forum is sponsored by the Courant Initiative for the Mathematical Sciences in Education (CIMSE), a collaboration between NYU and area college and university faculty, and New York City parents, teachers and administrators.
For the general public: To RSVP and for additional information, or to request arrangements for translation services, please contact: Elizabeth Carson at CIMSENYU@yahoo.com or call 917.208.7153.