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Summer Learning Happens at Home
New research suggests it’s family involvement, not just camps or trips, that keeps kids primed for learning all summer.
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Renewing an annual tradition by recovering its emphasis on racial justice and empowerment.
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A primer on presidential transitions, Betsy DeVos, and how federal policy trickles down.
Ivy
Strategies for guiding undocumented students to college.
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Resources and support for teachers who want to promote computational literacy in their classrooms.
The Clear Value of Preschool
New study adds evidence that preschool works — so how do we ensure that every child can benefit?
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Amid declining state support for higher ed, a plan to stretch the dollars and bolster graduation rates nationwide.
Exploring Affirmative Action
What colleges — and college students — get wrong about diversity on campus.
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Launching a community-wide effort to break down the barriers to success for low-income students.
Closing the Gap Year Gap
Amid the buzz about deferring college, how do we make a bridge year that's accessible and beneficial for all?
Quality for Some, or Access for All?
New case studies on refugee education shed light on challenging choices.
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New study shows MOOCs have not yet fulfilled their promise as a force for equity.
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Marking Hispanic Heritage Month with a collection of resources for Latino family engagement.
Making Incentives Work
Scholarships have greater impact when given to kids who are told they are high performers, new study finds.
Tom Hehir
A book focusing on students with disabilities at Harvard challenges stereotypes and bias while highlighting the themes of their success.
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How a global partnership is changing the educational landscape for children living in conflict.
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Ron Ferguson talks about opportunity, achievement, and raising the bar for all students.
Refugee children
In a new video, HGSE researchers describe their contributions to UN efforts to improve education for refugee children around the world.
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Five earliest-learning interventions for parents of infants and toddlers.
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A White House report emphasizes the critical role of effective counseling and calls for enhanced training and support.
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It’s the small things that can make a sizable difference when it comes to college enrollment and persistence.