Research Leadership Learning Podcast

Welcome to the Research Leadership Learning Podcast from Dowling College's Research Leadership Learning Center.

On this podcast we explore many fields of knowledge related to leadership in social agencies, bringing you conversations with teachers, principals, superintendents and others working in and around the Long Island region, including Dowling faculty and Dowling doctoral candidates. By sharing research and knowledge from the field, we hope to develop a profound human awareness among leaders of social agencies in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and beyond.


click to download Posted Wednesday, October 13, 2010. Total length: 26:49

"What we're developing is a permanent underclass..."
Dr. Martin Cantor

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On this episode, Dr. Martin Cantor discusses his research into New York State high schools undertaken for his Ed.D. at  Dowling College. With Dr. Richard Bernato, he explains the major role poverty played in predicting whether or not a student graduated from high school. They describe the challenges of funding, technology and generational poverty as well as ways that school leaders can begin to address the problems.

Dr. Cantor is the director of the Long Island Economic and Social Policy Institute at Dowling College.

  • Cantor, M.. Three economic regions of New York State, the fiscal adequacy of their high schools, and the financial practices of their school district  superintendents, school board presidents, and school district business officials. Ed.D. dissertation, Dowling College, United States -- New York. Retrieved October 13, 2010, from Dissertations & Theses @ Dowling College.(Publication No. AAT 3415639).
  • Long Island Economic and Social Policy Institute
  • Friedman, T.L..  (2010, September 12). We're No. 1(1) :[Op-Ed]. New York Times   (Late Edition (east Coast)),  p. WK.11.
  • Friedman, T. L. (2005). The world is flat: A brief history of the twenty-first century. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (Find in a Library via WorldCat)
  • Kelleher, J.S. (2010, September 14). The Apple of their i's Mineola pays $50G to get iPads for 5th-graders District says device will help from math to music. Newsday  (Combined Editions),  A.6. 
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