Latest Stories in June
Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Travel Ban Case
Jun 28, 2017
“Though the Supreme Court’s action appears – at least for now -- to exempt students and scholars from the effects of the executive order, we continue to be deeply concerned both that the ban could still be upheld, and by the message the ban itself sends to students and scholars around the globe.
Report Reveals Improvements and Persistent Inequities in College Access and Success in New York City
Jun 26, 2017
A new report from the Research Alliance for New York City Schools provides an in-depth look at high school students’ pathways into and through college, revealing large improvements in college access, but also highlighting persistent differences in outcomes for historically underrepresented groups of students.
Susan B. Anthony to Wonder Woman--“Women’s Suffrage and the Media” Research Database Chronicles Right-to-Vote Movement
Jun 19, 2017
“Women’s Suffrage and the Media" includes primary and secondary sources that chronicle and examine the suffrage movement as portrayed in news, propaganda, advertising, entertainment, and other aspects of public life.
Believing the System is Fair Predicts Worsening Self-esteem and Behavior for Marginalized Youth
Jun 19, 2017
Disadvantaged youth who believe that the American social system is fair develop lower self-esteem, engage in risky behaviors, and are less attentive in the classroom over the course of middle school, finds a study led by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.