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By Andrew Bauld 11/23/2015 2:44 PM EST
Liz Ricketts

Master's candidate Liz Ricketts uses the power of everyday objects to educate children on social injustices around the world.

By Jill Anderson 11/18/2015 3:20 PM EST
Peace Education

Doctoral candidate Silvia Diazgranados Ferráns' new module highlights ways in which peace education can help to reduce violence in areas of conflict.

By Matt Weber 11/17/2015 1:06 PM EST
Landon Patterson

Earlier this year, history was made at a Kansas City, Missouri, high school when the first-ever transgender homecoming queen — Landon Patterson — was elected by her classmates. A show of peer acceptance like this is important for any young…

By Jill Anderson 11/16/2015 2:27 PM EST
Yan Yang

The Harvard Graduate School of Education community is remembering Yan Yang, Ed.M.’10, a doctoral student who died unexpectedly on Thursday, November 12. A passionate researcher and educator, Yang has spent many years studying curiosity, and…

By News editor 11/12/2015 4:42 PM EST
Askwith Further Together

At the Askwith Forum on November 17, Washington, D.C., Public Schools officials discussed how the district is going farther faster, together with its families, to create sustainable improvements in educational outcomes for all its children.

By Matt Weber 11/12/2015 3:35 PM EST
Rac(e)ing to Class

Even teachers with the best intentions can put conversations around race on the backburner, says H. Richard Milner IV, professor at the University of Pittsburgh School for Education. But, as Milner writes in the Harvard Education Press title,…

By Matt Weber 11/05/2015 10:03 AM EST
Examining Blended Learning

Blended learning courses, in which at least some of the curriculum is delivered digitally through online platforms, is becoming more and more commonplace in schools. In fact, says Sari Factor, CEO of Edgenuity, she consistently hears from schools and…

By Jill Anderson 11/04/2015 4:13 PM EST
Gigi Luk

Gigi Luk, an expert in bilingualism, neuroscience, and cognitive development, has been promoted to the rank of associate professor.

By Leah Shafer 11/03/2015 11:49 AM EST
Making Caring Common John Liu flickr

New Youth Advisory Board will help Making Caring Common expand its reach.

By News editor 11/03/2015 10:32 AM EST
associate professor Jal Mehta

Associate Professor Jal Mehta was named commissioner of the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future with South Carolina State Superintendent Molly Spearman.

By News editor 11/02/2015 4:16 PM EST

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in October.

By Iman Rastegari 11/02/2015 3:25 PM EST

A joint initiative of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Harvard Business School, the Public Education Leadership Project (PELP) evolved out of the desire to improve the management and leadership competencies of public school leaders in…

By News editor 10/30/2015 12:00 AM EDT
David Deming

This story originally appeared in The Harvard Gazette.The efforts to put pressure on Texas schools during the 1990s to raise test scores improved some students’ life chances and but hindered those of others. According to a new study that…

By Andrew Bauld 10/28/2015 12:24 PM EDT
Elizabeth Adelman

Doctoral candidate Elizabeth Adelman, Ed.M.'08, researches how teachers working in conflict-affected countries understand their responsibilities towards displaced students.

By Jill Anderson 10/27/2015 2:17 PM EDT

On October 7, the Harvard Graduate School of Education hosted the local launch of the XQ: The Super School Project initiative — a national campaign, backed by Laurene Powell Jobs, president of the Emerson Collective (EC), calling on educators,…

By Matt Weber 10/27/2015 11:51 AM EDT
David Deming

When Associate Professor David Deming and the coauthors of the new paper, When Does Accountability Work? — Sarah Cohodes, Ed.M.'11; Jennifer Jennings; and Christopher Jencks — embarked on their study of the accountability practices of the school…

By News editor 10/27/2015 10:36 AM EDT
Talking Equity

On October 30, this Askwith Forum examined the social responsibility superintendents bear in leading their districts in educating underserved students.

By Jill Anderson 10/22/2015 1:19 PM EDT
Ed.L.D. Network

The Ed.L.D. network gathered for its second convening at the Ed School in October.

By Matt Weber 10/21/2015 2:26 PM EDT
Failing Our Brightest Kids

What happens when schools focus the majority of their efforts on boosting low-achieving kids to proficiency? In this country, says Chester Finn, M.A.T'67, Ed.D.'70, it results in the students who are already above that bar being neglected."This…

By Victoria Jones 10/20/2015 11:34 AM EDT
Matthew Shaw

Ed.D. candidate Matthew Shaw, Ed.M.'14, conducts research examining how law affects the ability of undocumented students to attend and graduate from college.


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