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Educational Challenges of the 21st Century

By 04/21/2014 09:00 am | Add a Comment

This panel examined the role K-12 schools can play in supporting economic and civic renewal. Participants discussed the key gaps in preparing students to be contributors to a knowledge-based economy and democratic participation, and examined the options to support reform efforts. Read More…

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Common Core Discussed at Askwith Forum

By Jill Anderson 03/07/2014 12:45 pm | 3 Comments

For many education leaders today one of the toughest changes to implement to date is the Common Core Standards Initiative. At the recent Askwith Forum “Common Core: Perils, Pitfalls, and Opportunities,” panelists were asked about the challenges in leading such a change. Read More…

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Common Core: Perils, Pitfalls, and Opportunities

By 02/27/2014 03:32 pm | Add a Comment

Educational leaders John King Jr. and Mitchell Chester discuss being an effective leader, implementing Common Core, and how to drive educational change. Read More…

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PPE: Improving Quality in Education Systems: Building Quality Schools

PPE Attracts International Educators to Annual Institute

By Jill Anderson 05/20/2009 10:36 am | 1 Comment

As part of the Programs in Professional Education (PPE) institute, Improving Quality in Education Systems: Building Quality Schools, participants had a unique opportunity to explore education systems in America and reflect on their countries’ education systems. Read More…

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HGSE Grad to Lead Mass. Department of Education

By newseditor 02/12/2008 09:25 am | Add a Comment

Mitchell Chester, Ed.D’91, may be an “outsider” to Massachusetts education, but he is far from being a novice in education policy. With more than 20 years experience working in education policy, Chester was a natural choice to become the new … Read More…


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