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Governor Proclaims Lights On

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.It's official. Our friends at New York State Afterschool Network alerted us that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo proclaimed today New York Lights On Afterschool Day, in reco ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.Two new books vividly bring to life what happens when passionate arts educators connect with students who are hungry for transformation. In "Drama High," journalist M ... read more

Inside a Middle School Reading Club

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.With 113 tutors -- mostly retired professionals -- hard at work with 6th graders in 20 New York City middle schools as part of the MS ExTRA project, I was curious to ... read more

How it Felt to March

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's President.Fifty years ago today, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. shared his vision for a more equal America with a quarter-million Americans who marched on Washington. As a student ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's President.While it’s too early to visit the 20 middle schools where we’ll be extending the day this fall – school doesn’t start in New York City until September 9 – i ... read more

What Are You Reading This Summer?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's President.Every few weeks, I share with you my favorite reading selections and enjoy hearing your feedback. Is reading for pleasure a habit that goes way back with you, as it d ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's President.In Education Week, Sara Mead uses demographic math to explain why we can’t integrate our way to better school performance.Also on the subject of demographics, Lisa ... read more

New York’s City Budget

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's President. I commend the New York City Council for restoring vital supports to New York’s children in the budget the Council approved last night, and for creating new op ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's President.The Pew Research Center’s survey of the library habits of young Americans is fascinating and surprising. These digital natives use online library services more than ... read more

Learning Time Expands in NYC Middle Schools

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's President.We’re pleased to welcome 20 New York City middle schools, selected by the New York City Department of Education (DOE), to our ExpandED Schools Network. For more, se ... read more

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