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White House and HGSE to Host College Access Event

By Jill Anderson 07/08/2014 10:27 am | Add a Comment

On Monday, July 28, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, in partnership with the White House’s College Opportunity Agenda, will convene leaders in education to discuss strategies to increase access to college for Americans. Read More…

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After “Vergara”: HGSE Experts Weigh In

By Jill Anderson 06/27/2014 11:23 am | 3 Comments

We asked Dean James Ryan, as well as Professors Susan Moore Johnson and Thomas Kane, both of whom testified in the case, to answer a few questions about the recent “Vergara v. California” ruling. Read More…

Brown v. Board of Ed

Brown at 60 and Milliken at 40, Pt. I

By 06/04/2014 09:08 am | Add a Comment

Sixty years after “Brown v. Board of Education” and 40 years after “Milliken v. Bradley,” experts reflect on two of the most pivotal decisions related to education made in the 20th century. (From “Ed.” magazine.) Read More…

ED. Magazine
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Dean James Ryan’s Commencement Address

By James Ryan 05/29/2014 04:32 pm | 3 Comments

Dean James Ryan delivered his first Commencement address as dean of HGSE. Read More…


Dean Ryan’s Letter to the Community

By James Ryan 05/19/2014 12:21 pm | 10 Comments

Dean James Ryan sent the following letter to the HGSE community regarding the selection of Colorado State Senator Mike Johnston, Ed.M.’00, as the school’s 2014 convocation speaker. Read More…

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Understanding Brown v. Board of Education

By James Ryan 05/19/2014 08:53 am | Add a Comment

Dean James Ryan writes a commentary for “The Huffington Post” on the anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Read More…


Racial Inequality Examined at Askwith Forum

By Jill Anderson 05/02/2014 10:08 am | Add a Comment

At the Askwith Forum, “Urban Neighborhoods and the Persistence of Racial Inequality,” on April 29, panelists shared bleak forecasts about whether the country would turn around the downward spiral of poverty and racial inequality in America. Read More…

Askwith Forums, Headlines
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HGSE Reacts to High Court Affirmative Action Ruling

By Jill Anderson 04/24/2014 07:51 pm | 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week to uphold the Michigan ban on affirmative action continued ongoing debates about the consideration of race as a factor in college admission decisions across the United States. (Photo: Phil Roder via Flickr) Read More…


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, ED. Magazine, Headlines
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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…


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