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By News editor 10/09/2019 4:08 PM EDT
Preschool boy with art project, with another boy playing in the background

The 15 finalists with cutting-edge ideas to advance quality in early education will pitch their plans on October 15, 2019 at 4 p.m.

By Jill Anderson 10/09/2019 2:59 PM EDT

For 50 years, the Institute for Educational Management has provided higher education leaders with guidance and strategies to face challenges and lead their institutions toward success.

By Jill Anderson 10/09/2019 1:35 PM EDT
David Wilson

Morgan State University President David Wilson discusses why now is the time to tackle some of the major issues in higher education.

By Timothy Butterfield 10/07/2019 1:53 PM EDT
Janice K. Jackson

Dr. Janice K. Jackson sat down with Professor Deborah Jewell-Sherman to discuss the district’s successes as well as the challenges ahead.

By Jill Anderson 10/07/2019 12:13 PM EDT
Martin West

West, an expert on education policy, will hold the rotating chair for the next two years.

By Marin Jorgensen 10/07/2019 11:40 AM EDT
Adriana Umana-Taylor

Her research focuses on understanding how individual factors — including ethnic-racial identity — interact to inform adolescents' development and affect academic success.

By Timothy Butterfield 10/07/2019 9:55 AM EDT

A panel discussion exploring how colleges and universities can close critical gaps in access, equity, and outcomes.

By Emilly Boudreau 10/07/2019 8:51 AM EDT
Jeff Dunn

The Sesame Workshop CEO talks about the role of educational media and the special bond between Appian Way and Sesame Street.

By Jill Anderson 10/04/2019 9:41 AM EDT
Janice K. Jackson

Dr. Janice K. Jackson, CEO of the Chicago Public Schools, discusses the challenges — including a looming teacher strike — of leading the country's third largest school district.

By Emily Boudreau 10/03/2019 9:58 AM EDT
Harvard President Lawrence Bacow and Big Bird on stage

A musical and Muppet-filled evening pays tribute to the 50 years of collaboration between Sesame Workshop and Harvard.

By Timothy Butterfield 09/27/2019 12:07 PM EDT

An Askwith Forum to celebrate the launch of the Immigration Initiative at Harvard.

By Marin Jorgensen 09/25/2019 4:05 PM EDT
Ed.L.D. alums

As the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) Program celebrates its 10th cohort, alumni and current students reflect on leadership and the impact of Ed.L.D. on their current work.

By Emily Boudreau 09/25/2019 3:05 PM EDT
Ed.L.D. banner

Ten cohorts of Ed.L.D. — and a growing network of committed, equity-minded leaders with the tools to transform the field.

By Jill Anderson 09/25/2019 2:33 PM EDT
Kim Parker

Kim Parker, co-founder of #Disrupttexts, suggests ways in which educators can incorporate diverse books into their curriculum — and how parents can be supportive allies in the process.

By News editor 09/25/2019 10:27 AM EDT
Fernando Reimers

The group will prepare a report on global education imperatives and the purposes education systems should pursue in a rapidly changing world.

By Emily Boudreau 09/24/2019 8:44 AM EDT
The Sesame Street Muppets

As the groundbreaking program turns 50, a look at the long and impactful partnership between HGSE and Sesame Workshop.

By News editor 09/23/2019 8:41 AM EDT
Educational Opportunity Project at Stanford University

New online tool — from a research team including HGSE’s Andrew Ho — explores and compares student test scores and achievement gaps by race, poverty level, and gender.

By Emily Boudreau 09/18/2019 2:33 PM EDT
Chicago Public Schools

Five things you should know about the Chicago Public Schools' chief before the Askwith Forum on September 26.

By Jill Anderson 09/18/2019 12:50 PM EDT

New university-wide effort, launched with support from HGSE, aims to spur research, policy, and action on immigration.

By Jill Anderson 09/18/2019 11:49 AM EDT
Roberto Gonzales

Professor Roberto Gonzales on why it is important to bring greater understanding to debates around immigration in the United States and how his new Harvard initiative will help.