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By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/24/2016 4:15 PM EDT
Assessing the DREAM

This Tuesday, October 25, Assistant Professor Roberto Gonzales will lead a panel discussion in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the introduction of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. The panel, featuring…

By News editor 10/18/2016 4:18 PM EDT
Education and the 2016 Election

On Wednesday, October 19, a panel of HGSE faculty members discussed the role education has played in the 2016 presidential election and the implications of different election outcomes on education policy.

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/17/2016 2:46 PM EDT
Ed and the Election

On Wednesday, October 19, several faculty members of the Harvard Graduate School of Education will gather to explore where education fits into the 2016 election. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), passed in December 2015, shifted accountability…

By News editor 10/15/2016 10:28 AM EDT
Assessing the Dream

At the Askwith Forums on October 25, a panel will look at the first 15 years of the DREAM Act, legislation to provide undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children a path toward legal status through education or the military.

By News editor 10/13/2016 1:41 PM EDT
Jeb Bush Askwith

On Thursday, October 13, former Florida Governor and Harvard academic visitor Jeb Bush spoke about the role of the states in education policy and how states can use the new federal education law, ESSA, to promote innovation.

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/11/2016 9:35 AM EDT
Jeb Bush

Five things you should know about the former Florida governor before his appearance at the Askwith Forums.

By Matt Weber 10/05/2016 3:47 PM EDT
Hanan Al-Hroub

Palestinian educator Hanan Al Hroub — winner of the 2016 Global Teacher Prize from the Varkey Foundation — found her professional calling in a nontraditional way. It all started when her children and husband were caught in an Israeli attack on…

By News editor 10/04/2016 12:21 PM EDT
Life, Animated

On Thursday, October 6, the Askwith Forums welcomes Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Suskind, who will open up about raising a child with autism and discuss the steps we can take to break down educational barriers based on ability.

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/03/2016 12:45 PM EDT
Ron Suskind

Five things you should know about the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and founder of the start-up, Sidekicks.

By News editor 09/27/2016 8:25 AM EDT

At the first of the new Askwith Debates, supporters and opponents will debate the merits of the upcoming Massachusetts ballot proposal on lifting the charter school cap.

By Jill Anderson 09/19/2016 4:09 PM EDT
Hanan Al-Hroub

Five things you should know about the Global Teacher of the Year before her Askwith Forum.

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 09/18/2016 3:44 PM EDT

What you need to know before the Askwith debate, "More Charter Schools? The Massachusetts Vote and the National Debate."

By Casey Bayer 09/12/2016 4:14 PM EDT

The Askwith Forums, a Harvard Graduate School of Education series of public lectures dedicated to conversations on the challenges facing education, invites you to participate in its fall 2016 season. New this year is Askwith Debates, where experts…

By News editor 09/01/2016 4:13 PM EDT
Hanan Al-Hroub

At the Askwith Forums, Hanan Al Hroub, winner of the 2016 Global Teacher Prize, will speak about her experiences as a Palestinian educator and her unique approach to instruction.

By Matt Weber 06/29/2016 2:33 PM EDT
Julie Goodridge

The innocent comment of their 4-year-old daughter, Annie, is what spurred Julie Goodridge, Ed.M.'83, an her then-partner Hillary to action. After reading a book about people who loved each other, Annie made a list. On it were all the people who she…

By Matt Weber 05/11/2016 3:53 PM EDT
Facebook Education

Schools across the country have embraced the philosophies behind personalized learning, customizing their curriculums to suit the needs and interests of their students, with teachers taking the lead. But schools aren't alone in seeing the benefits of…

By News editor 04/28/2016 4:02 PM EDT
Engineering Personalized Learning

In the Askwith Forum on May 5, Summit Schools' Diane Tavenner and Facebook's Mike Sego will discuss how Summit teachers partnered with Facebook engineers to develop an online personalized learning platform available to any school for free.

By News editor 04/27/2016 4:01 PM EDT
Teens and Sex

Author Peggy Orenstein will discuss her "New York Times" bestselling book, "Girls and Sex" at the Askwith Forum on May 3.

By News editor 04/11/2016 2:24 PM EDT
With This Ring: Winning Marriage Equality

Public opinion on marriage equality shifted more dramatically than nearly any other civil rights debate in history. What lessons can we learn from the marriage equality movement? This question and more will be explored at the Askwith Forum on 4/13.

By News editor 03/24/2016 4:05 PM EDT
Against the Odds

An Askwith Forum on March 31 will examine the challenges that remain for girls around the world to access a high-quality education, and the work that activists, teachers, governments, and intergovernmental organizations are advancing to address them.


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