Molloy Professor Allison Roda in the News

The "Gentrification" Lesson

February 8, 2019 - No Wrong Answers Podcast Interview

Many city schools struggle with the g-word. Gentrification. But there are actual steps schools can take to get involved. Plus, norms about manhood are changing but our teachers seeing a difference in their male students? Three female teachers give us their take.

We Study School Choice and Gentrification. Here's How New York City should prepare for Amazon.

January 17, 2019 - Chalkbeat

Now that the holiday season has come to a close and the flow of Amazon boxes arriving at our doorsteps has slowed to a trickle, New Yorkers and Virginians are bracing themselves for a different Amazon arrival - the company's new offices planned for Long Island City and Northern Virginia. As education researchers, we are focused on how Amazon's arrival will transform schools in both areas. We've spent years studying gentrification and education and believe that Amazon's arrival presents an important opportunity to learn from the past - and to create policies that benefit all students and families before it is too late.

Parenting in the Age of High-Stakes Testing: Gifted and Talented Admissions and the Meaning of Parenthood

January 10, 2019 - Teachers College, The Voice interview

Education researcher Allison Roda discusses her TC Record article. Read more about Professor Rodas's work here: Allison Roda.

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