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November 11, 2016
  We are thrilled to announce that Morningside Center has been selected to receive a federal Investing in Innovation (i3) grant of $3 million. Our proposal for a Whole School Restorative Practices…
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September 2, 2016
Now - the beginning of the school year - is the ideal time to establish a caring community in your classroom. See our 28-page pdf booklet GETTING TO KNOW YOU  for a wide range of  activities will…
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February 5, 2016
Last week Morningside Center's staff developers came together for a day-long workshop on how to help teachers and young people explore issues of culture, identity, and bias. The group had many…
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November 16, 2015
Morningside Center Deputy Executive Director Tala Manassah talks about alternatives to suspending kids in early childhood education at the Albert Shanker Institute: "Suspensions are not only…
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October 22, 2015
What’s the best way to help young people learn social and emotional skills they can use for the rest of their lives? What’s the impact of social and emotional learning (SEL) programs like ours on…
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October 12, 2015
Being teased is not something most kids want to talk about. But last spring, a girl from PS 24 in Brooklyn did a brave thing: As part of one of our "diversity panels" at the school, she traveled to…
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March 19, 2015
How do we ensure that schools are warm, welcoming, fair, and effective in the treatment of all students? That was the focus of an Albert Shanker Institute Teaching & Learning Conference on March…
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March 9, 2015
Morningside Center Deputy Executive Director Tala Manassah was recently invited by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's office to join the administration's Leadership Team on School Climate and…
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March 5, 2015
As Education Week recently reported, a new study by  the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education at Columbia University's Teachers College, "The Economic Value of Social and Emotional Learning…
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September 4, 2014
In this new video,  Morningside Center's Executive Director Tom Roderick and Deputy ED Tala Manassah explain Morningside Center's 4Rs Program (Reading, Writing, Respect & Resolution), which…