Praise for New Book:
Pathways to Reform: Credits and Conflict at The City University of New York

A riveting account.” — Eugene M. Tobin, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The narrative flow of a novel.” — Elizabeth Nunez, Hunter College, CUNY

Interesting and engaging.” — Thomas Bailey, Teachers College, Columbia University

Scrupulously important book.” — Paul Attewell, Graduate Center, CUNY

Well documented and exceptionally well written....there is no other book like this one.” — William G. Bowen, Ithaka and Princeton University

Meticulous research… sending a message that hard work and acting without fear is a winning strategy.. ” — Matthew Goldstein, CUNY

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  • Chronicle Newsletter Reports on CUNY Math Reform

    The newest issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Teaching Newsletter contains information about math reform and our CUNY project, funded by the Teagle Foundation, known as PRIME (Project for Relevant and Improved Mathematics Education). The goal of PRIME is to streamline and align the quantitative curricula at three CUNY community …Read More
  • One of Top Education Next Articles for 2017

    My article with Mari Watanabe-Rose and Daniel Douglas on how to help students assessed as needing math remediation was named one of Education Next‘s top 20 articles for 2017.Read More

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  • Will Devoting Funds to Excelsior Help Students?

    Reposted from Ithaka S+R Blog by permission: Free tuition at all public institutions in a state sounds great. Such a message could encourage students to attend college who would otherwise think it unaffordable, and/or could help students to stay in college.  However, given the particular policies associated with New York’s Excelsior Scholarship, what …Read More
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    The transfer experience of a recent college graduate named Ben illustrates well some of the points made about college credit transfer and the experiences of transfer students in my new book, Pathways to Reform:  Credits and Conflict at The City University of New York. After graduating from a good private …Read More