Deborah W. Meier has joined New York University’s school of education as a senior scholar in its Metropolitan Center for Urban Education and as an adjunct professor in the education school’s department of teaching and learning.
Ms. Meier, 74, has had a distinguished career in public education as a teacher, writer, and public school advocate. She founded schools in Boston and New York City and has published a number of books, including, most recently, Many Children Left Behind.
The NYU school of education has an enrollment of about 6,900 students.
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A version of this article appeared in the October 26, 2005 edition of Education Week