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By News editor 06/05/2000 11:09 AM EDT

Jerome T. Murphy, Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education since 1992, announced that he will step down as Dean in June 2001. After a year's sabbatical, Murphy will return to the School and continue to teach as the Harold Howe II Professor of…


By News editor 03/05/2000 10:58 AM EST
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As higher education increasingly moves toward more non-tenure track positions, new faculty say they consider a wide range of factors, beyond tenure-track appointments, when considering a job, according to a new study conducted by the Project on…


By News editor 02/25/2000 11:21 AM EST
On Deliberately Developmental Organizations

The Prudential Foundation, the grantmaking organization of The Prudential Insurance Company of America, has awarded a $150,000 grant to the Collaborative for Integrated School Services (CISS), an interdisciplinary support project for school-based…


By News editor 02/10/2000 11:03 AM EST

On February 25, 2000, the Harvard Graduate School of Education will hold its fifth annual Student Research Conference, one of the most important and only opportunities in the Harvard calendar for students to present their research. Over 180 students…


By News editor 01/05/2000 11:14 AM EST
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High stakes testing policies requiring students to pass standardized tests for promotion and graduation deepen educational inequity between whites and minorities and widen the educational gap between affluent and impoverished students, according to…


By News editor 11/16/1999 1:33 PM EST

Jerome T. Murphy, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, has appointed longtime research and teaching team Judith Singer and John Willett to the post of academic dean. Singer and Willett will share the position — traditionally held by…


By News editor 10/29/1999 1:19 PM EDT
A Flexner Report on Teacher Preparation

On Friday, November 15, the Harvard Graduate School of Education will sponsor a one-day conference "Schools and DSS: Making It Work."Keynote speakers Catherine Ayoub, professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Hugh Leichtman, Director…


By News editor 07/27/1999 1:39 PM EDT
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After the deadly shootings at Columbine High, the public turned to the news for answers and analysis. Tragedies and events of national and international importance generally engender sharp surges in viewership and circulation. But even without such…


By News editor 06/08/1999 1:56 PM EDT
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After greatly increasing desegregation of public schools a generation ago, the United States public education system is now steadily consolidating a trend toward racial resegregation that began in the late 1980s, according to a new study by The Civil…


By News editor 04/26/1999 2:05 PM EDT
Thomas Hehir

Thomas Hehir, Director of Special Education at the U.S. Department of Education, will join the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in January of 2000 as a Lecturer in Education.Hehir is an expert in the area of policies and programs…


By News editor 04/01/1999 1:43 PM EST

Despite billions of dollars spent on Title I programs, there has been little serious research into why Title I money isn't producing larger gains since the 1980s.--Gary Orfield, The Civil Rights Project at Harvard UniversityTitle I, the largest…


By News editor 04/01/1999 1:37 PM EST
On Deliberately Developmental Organizations

The National Association for Research in Science Teaching last month recognized Dr. Philip Sadler, Assistant Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for making "the most significant contribution" to research in science education during…


By News editor 03/25/1999 1:15 PM EST
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U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley will address school and community leaders from around the country at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Friday, March 26 at 2 pm in the Gutman Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge.Secretary…


By News editor 03/05/1999 1:49 PM EST
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Recently, the Superintendent of Lynnfield, Massachusetts, a Boston suburban school system, proposed terminating a small program enrolling black students from Boston. The Civil Rights Project has prepared a special report from its 1995-96 survey of…


By News editor 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…


By News editor 02/12/1999 1:12 PM EST
A Flexner Report on Teacher Preparation

The Prudential Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Prudential, has awarded a grant of $40,000 to the Collaborative for Integrated School Services (CISS), an interdisciplinary support project for school counseling practitioners, housed at the Harvard…


By News editor 01/01/1999 1:25 PM EST
Marcelo Suarez Orozco

Immigration is the driving force behind a significant social transformation taking place in American society at the end of our millennium.- Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, Harvard Graduate School of EducationIn the United States, family histories are…


By News editor 10/30/1998 10:24 AM EST
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Against the Odds is a wise and practical blend of research and experience written to be understood by teachers and parents. Janine Bempechat has written a book we all need to read.--Sister Ann Dominic Roach, Superintendent of Schools, Archdiocese of…


By News editor 10/01/1998 10:18 AM EDT

On September 26 and 28, First Realty Management Corp. will host opening ceremonies for two new community centers at Brandywyne Village in East Boston and High Point Village in Roslindale, two sites of Project IF: Inventing the Future, a multifaceted…


By News editor 08/01/1998 10:13 AM EDT

The W. K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a three-year grant of $527,950 to the Collaborative for Integrated School Services (CISS), an interdisciplinary support project for school counseling practitioners, housed at the Harvard Graduate School of…


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