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Leveling the Playing Field for Children

By 04/08/2014 10:28 am | Add a Comment

The Children’s Defense Fund has always maintained that children need comprehensive, integrated supports and services from birth through adulthood. How can America provide this given the existing fragmented education and health and human services system? Read More…

Askwith Forums, Headlines
Susan Moore Johnson

2014 Student Research Conference

By Deepa Vasudevan and Shireen Al-Adeimi 04/07/2014 03:22 pm | Add a Comment

Doctoral students Deepa Vasudevan and Shireen Al-Adeimi give an inside look into the 2014 Student Research Conference. Read More…


Education in the Courts: Vergara v. California

By Jill Anderson 03/17/2014 03:16 pm | Add a Comment

Dean James Ryan discusses the current “Vergara v. California” court case in which students are challenging the laws over teacher job protection. (Photo by SalFalco/flickr.) Read More…

David Kirp

State of Public Ed Debated at Askwith Forum

By Jill Anderson 03/14/2014 02:48 pm | Add a Comment

“Is Public Education Dead?” The speakers at Thursday’s Askwith Forum did not answer a definitive “yes.” Instead, they agreed that it is in dire need of a fix that the creation of charter schools didn’t necessarily solve. Read More…

Askwith Forums, Headlines
James Ryan

Talking About Diversity

By James Ryan 03/12/2014 08:57 am | Add a Comment

Dean James Ryan joins a conversation about diversity on the Furman Center website. Read More…

Master Class

HGSE Announces Master Class Series

By Jill Anderson 02/24/2014 04:05 pm | Add a Comment

Dean James Ryan has announced that Master Class, a new series celebrating inspiring teaching, will launch this week at HGSE. Read More…

Jim Ryan

Online Speech Debated in J-Term Course

By Jill Anderson 02/05/2014 12:50 pm | Add a Comment

Can schools punish students for online speech? This question, posed by Dean James Ryan as part of his J-Term seminar, opened the doors to many more questions. Read More…

James Ryan

Lecture Hall: Dean James Ryan

By Lory Hough 01/15/2014 01:57 pm | Add a Comment

As he approached his first 100 days as dean, James Ryan spoke about what he has been learning, what has surprised him about the school, and how this New Jersey native is dealing with being a Yankees fan in Red Sox Nation. Read More…

ED. Magazine
Washington Ideas Forum

Dean Ryan Participates in the Washington Ideas Forum

By 11/13/2013 09:07 am | Add a Comment

This morning, Dean James Ryan discussed issues in education with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten and writer Walter Isaacson as part of the Washington Ideas Forum. Read More…

James Ryan

Ryan Named New Dean

By Lory Hough 09/05/2013 09:47 am | Add a Comment

Six months to the day after Harvard President Drew Faust sent an email to the staff of the Ed School announcing that Dean Kathleen McCartney would be leaving to become president of Smith College, she sent another big email announcing McCartney’s successor: James Ryan. Read More…

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