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By Casey Bayer 12/09/2016 3:58 PM EST
John Glenn’s Legacy in Education

Astronauts inspired educators and students to explore the unknown, gave a reason to study math and science that was bigger than themselves.


By News editor 12/08/2016 12:17 PM EST
What Makes a Good Citizen?

The 2016 election has ushered in questions about how our schools prepare students to be good citizens. At the Askwith Forums on December 8, a panel of speakers will examine the challenges facing civics education in America. Watch live at 5 p.m.


By Casey Bayer 12/08/2016 12:03 PM EST
Longfellow from the air

Scholars and practitioners from around the world attend the Association of Moral Education’s annual conference, held this year at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in conjunction with Tufts University.


By Bobby Dorigo Jones 12/06/2016 11:26 AM EST
The Ultimate Assist

Supporting a community's youth through sport.


By News editor 12/05/2016 2:45 PM EST
In the Media

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


By Bobby Dorigo Jones 12/05/2016 9:44 AM EST
What Makes a Good Citizen?

Donald Trump is the president-elect of the United States. While civics education policy was not a factor in this year’s presidential election, United States Secretary of Education John King recently urged educators to “make preparing your…


By Bobby Dorigo Jones 12/01/2016 12:47 PM EST
Pass/Fail: How Test-Based Accountability Stacks Up

In the year since the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states and districts have been rethinking their accountability rules, and many are questioning the relationship between testing and accountability. Has test-based accountability…


By Matt Weber 11/30/2016 2:45 PM EST
Natasha Warikoo

Ensuring a diverse student body is of the highest priority for admissions offices at colleges and universities. In fact, the promise of a diverse campus — and the differing perspectives found on one — is often part of what attracts top students…


By Casey Bayer 11/28/2016 1:36 PM EST
School hall

With Betsy DeVos’ appointment as secretary of education by president-elect Trump, Professor Paul Reville weighs in on the implications.


By News editor 11/27/2016 4:33 PM EST
Pass/Fail: How Test-Based Accountability Stacks Up

Since NCLB, schools have been required to demonstrate student learning as measured by standardized test scores. On Monday, December 5, Professor Andrew Ho will lead a discussion exploring the benefits and drawbacks of test-based accountability.


By Iman Rastegari 11/23/2016 10:12 AM EST
Longfellow Leaves

This Thanksgiving, HGSE students express why they are grateful for education.


By Casey Bayer 11/22/2016 2:20 PM EST
Domonic Rollins

HGSE welcomes its new diversity and inclusion officer to campus.


By Iman Rastegari 11/21/2016 1:53 PM EST
Megan Shaw

Between the return of Navajo schools to local control and the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests, issues concerning American Indians are front and center this November, which marks National Native American Heritage Month. Master's student Megan…


By Jill Anderson 11/16/2016 4:54 PM EST
Uncommon App

For Christopher Gray, college was always the goal. But as a child of a single mother of modest means, how could he ever afford it? Although the answer — scholarships — may seem obvious to a driven student like Gray, the reality is that…


By Bobby Dorigo Jones 11/16/2016 10:50 AM EST
The Cycle

On Thursday evening, November 17, the Harvard Office of Student Affairs will host a screening of the film The Cycle in Askwith Hall. Released in September 2016, The Cycle is a powerful short film presenting the intricate problem of fear and violence…


By Jill Anderson 11/07/2016 3:00 PM EST
Relation-Shift

Promoting the healthy relationships that lead to safer schools.


By Iman Rastegari 11/03/2016 11:19 AM EDT
Empowering Refugee Youth

Motivating refugee and immigrant youth has long been a passion for master's student Mark Kabban. This led to his creation of Yalla (Youth and Leaders Living Actively) in his hometown of San Diego, an organization that uses soccer to engage refugee…


By Matt Weber 11/02/2016 2:27 PM EDT
Define American

When the DREAM Act was proposed by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) in 2001 in response to a gifted young constiuent being kept from attending Julliard due to her undocumented status, it seemed — as it still does — like "common sense reform." So why,…


By News editor 11/02/2016 8:35 AM EDT
Where Are the Teachers of Color?

While a majority of kids in American public schools today are students of color, more than 80 percent of teachers are white. On Nov. 2, a panel explores how and why this imbalance persists and identifies policy levers to to help correct it.


By News editor 10/31/2016 2:37 PM EDT
In the Media

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.


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