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Karen Mapp

Mapp Helps Develop Family Engagement Framework

By Jill Anderson 04/08/2014 03:44 pm | Add a Comment

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today the upcoming release of the national frameworks for family engagement in which Senior Lecturer Karen Mapp, Ed.M.’93, Ed.D.’99, played an instrumental role developing. Read More…

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Mapp Talks Family Engagement on NBC’s “Today”

By 10/08/2013 12:07 pm | Add a Comment

Senior Lecturer Karen Mapp speaks about the importance of family engagement to a student’s success on “Today.” Read More…

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PELP a Decade Later

By Lory Hough 09/04/2013 03:28 pm | Add a Comment

Ten years after the Public Education Leadership Project (PELP) began as a collaboration between the Ed School and the Harvard Business School to see how business strategies could be used to help public schools improve student performance, what has been the program’s impact? Read More…

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On the Ground: Denver

By Lory Hough 01/22/2013 04:43 pm | Add a Comment

On the Ground is a new feature in Ed. that will focus on one of the many places around the world where we’re doing good work as a community. First up: Denver. Read More…

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A Match on Dry Grass

By Jill Anderson 11/04/2011 03:47 pm | 1 Comment

Last month, Associate Professor Mark Warren, Lecturer Karen Mapp, and 15 doctoral students celebrated the release of their book, “A Match on Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform,” the culmination of a long-standing research project. Read More…

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Closing Time

By Laura Pappano 05/16/2011 03:51 pm | Add a Comment

The reality is, school districts close schools for many reasons: tight budgets, low performance, underenrollment. Once the decision is made, the question becomes: How do you do it right? Read More…

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Faculty Debates “Superman” at Askwith Forum

By Jill Anderson 10/18/2010 09:33 am | 6 Comments

Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty members participated in an Askwith Forum panel discussing the controversial documentary “Waiting for ‘Superman’.” (Photo by Abby Kroft/Harvard Crimson) Read More…

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Intellectual Contribution/Faculty Tribute Award Recipient: Chike Aguh, EPM’10

By 05/11/2010 02:48 pm | 7 Comments

Chike Aguh’s work as a teacher led him to the Ed School where he has developed an intense focus on education policy and management that has caught the attention of his classmates and faculty. Read More…

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Faculty Members Represent HGSE at AERA Annual Meeting

By 05/05/2010 09:37 am | Add a Comment

Members of the Harvard Graduate School of Education community participated in and were honored at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) held from April 30 to May 4 in Denver. Read More…

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Community Organizing for School Reform

By Jill Anderson 05/04/2010 11:19 am | 1 Comment

For the 16 students, who became part of Warren and Mapp’s four-year research project exploring the ins and outs of six community organizing groups within the United States, it was truly a career — even life — changing opportunity. Read More…

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