BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Remembering Du Bois
By Amy Bass, Ph.D.
The creation of Martin Luther King Day as a federal holiday, which recognizes the importance of civil rights movements in American history, was hotly contested by many...READ MORE.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.: A Teaching Moment
By Louise Mirrer, Ph.D.
On August 28, 1963, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., and spoke of the “great beacon light of hope” our sixteenth president kindled when he signed the Emancipation Proclamation “five score years ago.”...READ MORE
For the past nine years, Education Update, Dr. Pola Rosen and Adam Sugerman have been recognizing the contributions of outstanding teachers and administratorsin the public schools of New York City. Education Update also awards medals to Distinguished Leaders in Education who have been seminal influences in improvingthe lives of children as well as establishing a paradigm for others around the nation. The awards breakfast is held at the Harvard Club each year. This year we are proud to recognize Geoffrey Canada, CEO, Harlem Children’s Zone; Harold McGraw III, CEO, McGraw-Hill; and Michelle Anderson, Dean, CUNY Law School.
Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor, The City University of New York
Matthew Goldstein has served as chancellor of The City University of New York (CUNY) since September 1999....READ MORE
Harold McGraw III, Chairman, President & CEO,The McGraw-Hill Companies
Harold (Terry) McGraw III is chairman, president and chief executive officer of The McGraw-Hill Companies, a leading global financial information and education company that powers the Knowledge Economy. Its brands include Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts and J.D. Power and Associates, among others....READ MORE
Geoffrey Canada, CEO, Harlem Children’s Zone
In his 20-plus years with Harlem Children’s Zone, Inc., Geoffrey Canada has become nationally recognized for his pioneering work helping children and families in Harlem and as a passionate advocate for education reform....READ MORE
Michelle Anderson, Dean, CUNY School of Law
Michelle J. Anderson became Dean of the City University of New York School of Law in 2006....READ MORE