"When I got to Harvard something that struck me, especially with literacy and urban adolescents, was what people called a 'crisis' in adolescent literacy... [exploring this] was the area that I was most passionate about."
"The cohort experience was [so powerful]... I am flabbergasted and honored. It's been a privilege to work with so many amazing people who are passionate about education. It's invigorating, exciting, and I will miss that."
After William Trueheart finished his undergraduate degree, he had dreams of being a businessman. But when he met a teacher who asked him to mentor some low-income students of color, his future aspirations changed.
"Harvard was incredibly appealing to me because it allowed me to focus on exactly what I wanted to study. I've always been a person who tries to create my own education experiences. HGSE provided the right amount of flexibility."
"...school buildings present students with powerful messages about what society values, then school architecture needs to be radically rethought." --Rena Upitis, author, Raising a School: Foundations of School Architecture