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By Leah Shafer 02/11/2016 12:24 PM EST
Longfellow from the air

HGSE hosts student activists from Harvard Law School and Brandeis University for a conversation about higher education, protest, and a movement for change.

By Andrew Bauld, By Mike Lipset 02/11/2016 12:06 PM EST

In this episode of The Palette, Arts in Education master's students and musicians Danielle Williams and Elise Seymour share their stories of teaching — and learning from — students overseas.The Palette is a monthly podcast — created and hosted…

By Matt Weber 02/10/2016 11:29 AM EST
Robert Putnam

One of the most serious problems facing America today, says Harvard Kennedy School Professor Robert Putnam, is the opportunity gap. The space between the incomes of the rich and the poor is growing, and because of that gap, children are being left…

By Newseditor 02/08/2016 2:20 PM EST
Counseling Week

February 1–5 marked National School Counseling Week, an initiative sponsored by the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) in order to bring attention to the vital work of counselors in school systems across the country.

By Jill Anderson 02/08/2016 12:35 PM EST
Harvard Yard

New forum brings together young faculty to discuss current and future challenges in higher education.

By Newseditor 02/07/2016 11:51 PM EST
Teaching Higher

At the Askwith Forum on February 9, educators share their perspectives on Common Core implementation.

By Newseditor 02/04/2016 9:57 AM EST
Copenhagen School

During J-term, Ed.L.D. candidates travel the globe in pursuit of learning.

By News editor 02/01/2016 4:29 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 January.

By News editor 01/28/2016 4:12 PM EST
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The Harvard Graduate School of Education is offering a new professional education program, Books, Movies, and Civic Engagement: Learning through Transmedia Storytelling. The program, to be held in Cambridge June 20–24, 2016, is designed to help…

By Hibatalla Ibrahim 01/28/2016 12:25 PM EST
Global Challenges

Education for Syrian refugees, educational inequality in South Africa, and teacher professionalism reform in Chile were some of the very engaging (and often difficult) topics discussed at the Global Education Conference held at HGSE on January 22.…

By News editor 01/28/2016 9:45 AM EST
The American Dream in Crisis

At the Askwith Forum on Monday, February 1, Robert Putnam, Harvard Kennedy School professor and author of "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis" considered what educators can do to help restore some measure of social mobility in our society.

By Jill Anderson 01/26/2016 3:20 PM EST
School Chairs by Night Owl City/Flickr

Ed.D. candidate's study on Massachusetts' Lawrence Public Schools shows improvements for turnaround district.

By Jill Anderson 01/25/2016 4:10 PM EST
Askwith Forums

The Harvard Graduate School of Education is pleased to announce its spring 2016 Askwith Forums, a series of public lectures dedicated to discussing challenges facing education, sharing new knowledge, and generating spirited conversation.This…

By Matt Weber 01/21/2016 2:52 PM EST
Monica Higgins

How does one build off of a good idea? That is the question that HGSE's new professional education program hopes to answer. Designed for those looking to extend the reach of their businesses, Scaling for Impact will provide education leaders,…

By Matt Weber and Iman Rastegari 01/21/2016 9:14 AM EST

Who are the graduates of the Ed.L.D. Program? Meet recent alumni and hear about how they are impacting the field of education.

By Jill Anderson 01/20/2016 2:37 PM EST
Jon Star

Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean James Ryan announced that faculty member Jon Star has been promoted to the rank of professor of education. An educational psychologist and an expert in math education, Star joined the HGSE faculty in 2007. He…

By Newseditor 01/20/2016 11:53 AM EST
Harvard Yard

In first comprehensive effort of its kind, leading colleges and universities join together to reshape the college admissions process and promote concern for others and the common good.

By Jill Anderson 01/19/2016 10:41 AM EST

Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean James Ryan and Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria announced today the launch of the Middle Skills Gap Initiative led by HGSE Senior Research Fellow Robert Schwartz and HBS Professor Joseph Fuller. The…

By Jill Anderson 01/14/2016 2:39 PM EST

The new professional development program is designed for educational leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs interested in expanding their business' impact.

By Matt Weber 01/14/2016 12:51 PM EST
Joseph Davis by Sid Hastings/Corbis

What do educators mean when they talk about equity? Joseph Davis, Ed.M.'00, Ed.D.'08, superintendent of Ferguson-Florissant Schools in Missouri, has some thoughts."Often we confuse equity and equality," he says. "I think we need to be clear about —…


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