Wendy Kopp

Harvard EdCast: A Candid Conversation with Wendy Kopp

04/16/2014 2:30 PM EST | Add a Comment

Wendy Kopp, CEO and cofounder of Teach For All, candidly reflects on her experiences leading Teach For All and Teach For America, and shares her thoughts on the future of both organizations.... Read More...

Meira Levinson

Levinson Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

By Jill Anderson 04/16/2014 11:21 AM EST | Add a Comment

Associate Professor Meira Levinson was recently awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship for her project, “Justice in Schools.”... Read More...


Are We Too Focused on Our Kids’ Happiness?

By Richard Weissbourd and Stephanie Jones 04/15/2014 2:17 PM EST | Add a Comment

Lecturer Richard Weissbourd and Associate Professor Stephanie Jones write a response in the "Huffington Post" to David Brooks' recent post on happiness in the "New York Times."... Read More...

Facing History

HGSE Researchers Publish Facing History Study

By 04/15/2014 12:11 PM EST | Add a Comment

An evaluation study of the nonprofit Facing History and Ourselves, conducted by Harvard Graduate School of Education researchers, shows its positive effects on teacher and student learning.... Read More...

Bob Schwartz

Multiple Pathways Can Better Serve Students

By Robert Schwartz 04/15/2014 9:40 AM EST | Add a Comment

Professor Robert Schwartz write a commentary for "Education Next."... Read More...

Boston Strong

Talking Tragedy

By Lory Hough 04/15/2014 8:00 AM EST | Add a Comment

In light of the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, Lecturer Betsy Groves spoke about her experience after the tragedy, both as a social worker and a parent, as well as her advice for how to speak to children about this and other stressful ev... Read More...

Maggie Cavallo

The Art of Learning

By Jill Anderson 04/14/2014 9:31 AM EST | Add a Comment

Master's candidate Maggie Cavallo, a lifelong supporter of the arts, found a public voice speaking on behalf of artists and educators in testimony before the Boston Arts & Culture Transition Committee.... Read More...

Deval Patrick

Children’s Defense Fund Celebrated at Askwith Forum

By Jill Anderson 04/11/2014 4:33 PM EST | Add a Comment

During the Askwith Forum, the editors and authors of the Harvard Education Press book, "Improving the Odds for America’s Children," reflected on many of the issues facing our children, not only in early childhood education but well into adolesce... Read More...

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Social Impact Expo

Social Impact Expo

By Jill Anderson 04/11/2014 11:56 AM EST | Add a Comment

City Year’s Thuy Le talks to students interested in launching careers with her organization at the annual Social Impact Expo held in Gutman on April 9.... Read More...


Ed.D. and Ed.L.D. Candidates Defend Dissertations

By Jill Anderson 04/11/2014 10:06 AM EST | Add a Comment

Students from the Ed.D. and Ed.L.D. programs will publically present their dissertations and capstone projects April 11–22 as part of HGSE’s annual 2014 Dissertation and Capstone Defenses.... Read More...


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