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By Jill Anderson 04/17/2019 1:56 PM EDT
Tina Owen-Moore

Educator Tina Owen-Moore speaks about the creation of the Alliance School in Milwaukee and strategies to combat bullying.

By Jill Anderson 04/16/2019 4:43 PM EDT
Josephine Kim

HGSE faculty joined others from the Harvard community to better understand the mental and emotional health experiences of young students of color.

By News editor 04/16/2019 1:23 PM EDT
Robert Kegan

The awards celebrate, nurture, and mobilize a community of disruptors who have inspired and empowered others toward innovative thinking and creative activism.

By Danielle LeCourt 04/15/2019 4:05 PM EDT
PIER Fellows

The PIER Fellowship at the Center for Education Policy Research is yielding far-reaching impact — and changing the way education policy leaders are trained.

By Emily Boudreau 04/15/2019 10:50 AM EDT
Mandy Stein

By improving children's access to education in Tanzania, master's candidate Mandy Stein's nonprofit is supporting the growth of a community.

By Jill Anderson 04/10/2019 12:27 PM EDT
Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer talks about the misconceptions around school counselors, and shares how she reimagines this vital role in schools.

By Emily Boudreau 04/04/2019 2:00 PM EDT
Stella Flores

Equity-minded higher education scholar and policy leader, committed to diversity and access, will be honored at Convocation on May 29.

By Jill Anderson 04/03/2019 12:10 PM EDT
Jody Olsen

Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen shares her thoughts on the increasing focus on global education and how one can think more globally in the classroom.

By Emily Boudreau 03/29/2019 7:22 AM EDT
graphic of a heart made of interlocking, colorful puzzle pieces

For World Autism Awareness Day, the Askwith Forum will welcome Ron Suskind, exploring what autism teaches us about identity and the power of passion-informed learning.

By Jill Anderson 03/27/2019 4:00 PM EDT
Vanessa Siddle Walker

In the Harvard EdCast, Vanessa Siddle Walker uncovers the lost history of black educators — and the compromised promise of desegregation.

By Jill Anderson 03/26/2019 2:56 PM EDT

The chair will be an opportunity to further explore lingering questions in education through data science.

By Bari Walsh 03/26/2019 8:42 AM EDT
Reimagining Asian

Actors and creatives gather at HGSE to explore how the pop culture landscape is shifting for Asian stories, defying stereotype and allowing authentic identities.

By Jill Anderson 03/20/2019 1:00 PM EDT
Moving Beyond the Technical

How computer science education can be expanded to connect learning to social and ethical issues.

By Emily Boudreau 03/19/2019 10:26 AM EDT
Black Educators and the Struggle for Justice in Schools

At the Askwith Forums on Thursday, March 28: an exploration of how the voices of Black educators have contributed to the conversation in education — and how they have been silenced.

By News editor 03/18/2019 9:29 AM EDT
Making Caring Common

A new report from Making Caring Common calls on high schools and parents to put young people’s character and well-being at the center of a healthier, more equitable college admissions process.

By Jill Anderson 03/13/2019 4:35 PM EDT
Teacher Strike

Martin West looks at the many factors contributing to the wave of teacher strikes around the country and discusses why some issues — such as salary — may be more complex than they appear.

By Bari Walsh 03/07/2019 9:25 AM EST

A special journal issue edited by Stephanie Jones builds knowledge and connects the dots on how to strengthen critical life skills in children (and their parents).

By Jill Anderson 03/06/2019 2:17 PM EST
Overparented, Underprepared

How to avoid the traps of overparenting, and help children become self-reliant adults.

By Marin Jorgensen 02/27/2019 9:27 AM EST
AOCC 2019

Two of the student tri-chairs of the 2019 Alumni of Color Conference speak about the goals for this year’s event and how educators can create spaces that are welcoming for all.

By Jill Anderson 02/27/2019 9:02 AM EST
Supreme Court

University of Chicago Law School's Justin Driver reflects on the history of Supreme Court education rulings and foreshadows legal issues that may be percolating in public schools today.