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What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.Archbishop Desmond Tutu writes the foreward in the book Excellence Through Equity, edited by Alan M. Blankstein and Pedro Noguera, and calls upon a highly held tradit ... read more

Stand with Education Change-Makers at TASC's Spring Benefit

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's President.Mark your calendars – TASC is hosting a benefit to honor those who are making a difference in education on Wednesday, May 27 from 6-8pm at the Hippodrome. Feat ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.I recently heard Robert Putnam discuss his book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis. He was impassioned as he cited differences between kids growing up in poverty ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.The Research Alliance for NYC Schools is a nonprofit that conducts rigorous studies on topics that matter to students and families in the City’s public schools. The ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.We hear so much about the skills gap and its impact on the future workforce of our country, but it was still shocking to read the findings in a recent survey of CEOs. ... read more

America's Future Workforce and the Role of Education

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's President.This fall, two organizations collaborated on a survey involving 126 CEOs that examined skills in the U.S. workforce – or lack thereof – specifically in the area o ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.I’ve been following with great interest two write-ups on the 30-million word gap, which, like our 6,000-hour gap video, speaks to disparities between kids from uppe ... read more

The Mayor's Vision for Turning Around Schools: Encouraging News

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.Earlier this week, Mayor de Blasio’s outlined his vision for turning around schools that have not served their students well, a vision grounded in his belief that w ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.Building on our exploration of the bridge between neurology and education (have you checked out our new NeuroConnections blog series yet?), I’m reading Age of Oppor ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.If you’ve been following our blog, I’m sure you can tell that we’ve been thinking and talking a lot about the adolescent brain, and for good reason – after in ... read more

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