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By Matt Corby 05/06/2008 10:51 AM EDT
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With public schools across the country suffering from severe budget deficits, arts programs are often the first to be cut. Jessica Hoffman Davis, a leading advocate in the field of arts education and former director of HGSE's Arts in Education…


By Amanda Dagg 04/23/2008 11:05 AM EDT
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More than 21 percent of the nation's youth attend schools in rural areas, yet much of the research done in the field of education today focuses solely on urban school districts. This discrepancy as well as other issues unique to rural schools, were…


By Jill Anderson 04/18/2008 11:17 AM EDT
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In 1983 Nation at Risk revealed that 13 percent of all 17-year-old Americans could be considered functionally illiterate. Now, 20 years later, little has changed statistically with adolescent literacy rates.Calling the adolescent literacy problem a…


By Jill Anderson 04/09/2008 11:27 AM EDT
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Despite often favoring coverage of the Iraq War or the economy, today's media remains a powerful voice for the American public on the issue of education. As part of last week's Askwith Forum, The Media: Driving Education Policy?, Dean Kathleen…


By Newseditor 03/01/2004 12:04 PM EST
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School reform has been one of the most hotly debated topics for the better part of the last century. Parents, teachers, business leaders, and U.S. presidents have all pronounced their prescriptions for repairing the American education system. Last…


By Newseditor 06/01/2003 12:06 PM EDT
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Excerpts from a Conversation at the Askwith Education ForumBusiness leaders have long held a serious stake in how our nation's education system performs. After all, public schools bear the responsibility for creating a workforce that is innovative…


By Newseditor 11/30/2001 9:50 AM EST
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Carla Rinaldi, director of early childhood education for the Reggio Emilia schools in Italy will join Harvard Project Zero director Steve Seidel and Hobbs Professor Howard Gardner on December 6 at an HGSE public forum to talk about the benefits of…


By Newseditor 02/15/1999 2:00 PM EST
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As part of a program for National Eating Disorders Week sponsored by the Harvard Eating Disorders Center, media representatives will speak in a program on "Culture, Media, and Eating Disorders: The Challenge of Promoting Self-Acceptance"at the…


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