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By News editor 07/07/2015 7:51 AM EDT
Newspapers

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in June.Please note: While many online periodicals keep their stories freely available…


By Caitlin Walsh 06/30/2015 11:14 AM EDT
Meira Levinson

Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Dean James Ryan has announced that Meira Levinson has been promoted to the rank of professor of education.Levinson joined HGSE in 2002 as a visiting scholar. After serving as a mentor teacher in the Teacher…


By Matt Weber 06/24/2015 11:22 AM EDT
Is Public Education Dead?

Is the public education system in the United States irretrievably broken? Many would argue yes, says author and professor David Kirp. "If you listen to the critics, public education is dead," says Kirp. " it's a hopelessly bloated bureaucracy ... and…


By Edward Copenhagen 06/22/2015 9:25 AM EDT
Jeanne Chall

Jessica Scott, Ed.M.'08, Ed.D.'15, has been selected to receive the Jeanne S. Chall Doctoral Student Research Award. The award will be formally announced during the eleventh annual Jeanne S. Chall Endowment Lecture on Thursday, October 8,…


By Sarah Dryden-Peterson 06/19/2015 12:27 PM EDT
Refugee children

Bringing together education leaders from around the world to discuss the impact of globalization, innovation, and technology on the field of education, the fourth annual Goldman Sachs–Harvard University Global Education Conference was held in…


By Brigham Fay 06/10/2015 2:26 PM EDT
Joe Doctor

Joe Doctor, Ed.L.D.’13, is bringing about a transformation in the teaching profession.


By Matt Weber 06/10/2015 11:33 AM EDT
Randi Weingarten

How can we transform the field of teaching? Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, has some ideas. First, she says, we need to "make this a middle-class profession" and ensure that teachers receive the pay and the…


By Caitlin Walsh 06/09/2015 9:55 AM EDT
Trophy

This past spring, a number of Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty, students, and alumni were recognized for their hard work and achievements with awards, fellowships, and honorary degrees.Below is a look at some of the prestigious honors…


By News editor 06/08/2015 10:56 AM EDT
UK Webinar

Renowned faculty offer practical tools online for busy educators and parents.


By Jill Anderson 06/08/2015 9:46 AM EDT
Laptop

New online professional development offering will help professionals accomplish personal improvement goals that will lead to organizational improvement.


By Caitlin Walsh 06/05/2015 9:30 AM EDT
Felipe Barrera-Osorio

Felipe Barrera-Osorio -- an assistant professor at the Ed School since 2011 -- has been promoted to associate professor.


By News editor 06/01/2015 2:12 PM EDT
Newspapers

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in May.Please note: While many online periodicals keep their stories freely available…


By Karen Brennan 06/01/2015 1:15 PM EDT
Karen Brennan

Several weeks ago, at the end of term, I was looking for a gift for the five teaching fellows of my spring course. It's a somewhat reading-intensive course, and all five TFs are very passionate readers, so I decided to get them a book. Perhaps not…


By Mary Tamer 05/28/2015 4:11 PM EDT
Grads

With a fierce winter in their rearview mirrors, HGSE graduates a resilient 701 master’s and doctoral recipients.


By James Ryan 05/28/2015 2:35 PM EDT
James Ryan

Welcome graduates, colleagues, family, and friends. Congratulations to you all. I’d like to begin by thanking all of the families and friends in the audience today. I’ve been so moved by your stories over the past few days and to learn about the…


By News editor 05/28/2015 12:36 PM EDT
Patricia Graham

A version of this article originally appeared in the Harvard Gazette.Professor Patricia Albjerg Graham was named honorary doctor of laws at the Harvard University Commencement Exercises on May 28. She was one of 10 people to receive honorary degrees…


By Bari Walsh 05/28/2015 8:03 AM EDT
Convocation 2015

On a warm and sunny afternoon filled with all the festivity of the season, the Harvard Graduate School of Education brought its community together yesterday to celebrate individual achievements and affirm the essential role of education as a path to…


By Ola Abiose 05/28/2015 8:00 AM EDT
Ola Abiose

Good afternoon, students, faculty, staff, family, friends, and the class of 2015. It’s such a privilege to be speaking with you today, especially because there were times this year I thought we’d never see it: weather nice enough for an outdoor…


By Roberto Rodriguez 05/28/2015 8:00 AM EDT
Roberto Rodriguez

Good afternoon. It’s a beautiful day here in Radcliffe Yard. Thank you to the Speakers Committee, to Dean Ryan. To this esteemed community and distinguished guests.To the 700 graduates and their families gathered this afternoon – Congratulations…


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