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What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.Greg J. Duncan and Richard J. Murnane, in their new book, note that American kids have long had unequal access to excellent schools. "What is different today from sev ... read more

What's Next After School in New York

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.Today in his annual budget address, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo proposed the largest expansion of after-school programs in the history of New York State. At TASC, we wel ... read more

After School with the Mayor

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.With Chancellor Carmen Farina at his side, Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday reiterated his commitment to providing all New York City middle school students with after-s ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.Veteran education journalist Gene I. Maeroff turns his attention in a new book to the effort to reform education in Syracuse by the nonprofit organization Say Yes to ... read more

EdWeek Commentary: The Learning Time/Income Gap

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.I'd love to hear what you think about a commentary I recently had published in Education Week regarding skyrocketing gaps in educational opportunities between kids wh ... read more

Good News for Families

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.You may have heard the encouraging news from Mayor Bloomberg that due to increased revenue and savings measures, his administration leaves New York City with a balanc ... read more

Priorities for the New Mayor

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.I commend the Education Funders Research Initiative for its attempt to neutralize the polarizing debate over educational improvement in New York City by bringing toge ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.What do you think of the proposal from Maurice Elias (who directs the Rutgers Social-Emotional Learning Lab) to agree to common language and guidelines for implementi ... read more

Reinventing School: Forum Summary

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.If you're looking for videos, papers or presentations by The Wallace Foundation President Will Miller, Harvard EdLabs Faculty Director Roland Fryer, or others who add ... read more

The 6,000 Hour Learning Gap

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.By the time they reach 6th grade, middle class kids have likely spent 6,000 more hours learning than kids born in poverty.Sounds like a big gap, doesn't it? As you'll ... read more

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