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By Iman Rastegari 09/21/2017 3:31 PM EDT
Joe Blatt

Last summer, graduating students in the Technology, Innovation, and Education Program surprised faculty director Joe Blatt with a very special gift — a custom muppet, developed in partnership with Sesame Workshop.

By Casey Bayer 09/21/2017 2:11 PM EDT
Deborah Jewell-Sherman

A leader in the field and at HGSE, Jewell-Sherman is recognized for her contributions to urban education and to the development of future education leaders.

By Liz Mineo 09/20/2017 4:47 PM EDT
James Ryan

Departing next year to lead University of Virginia after Harvard tenure marked by new programs and faculty growth.

By Matt Weber 09/20/2017 4:40 PM EDT
Girls Who Code

Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, reflects on why closing the gender gap in technology is crucial.

By News editor 09/15/2017 11:00 AM EDT
James Ryan

Dear Friends,I write with mixed emotions to share the news that I will be stepping down as dean at the end of this academic year in order to become the president of the University of Virginia.While I am excited and honored by the chance to serve my…

By Jill Anderson 09/14/2017 2:47 PM EDT
Darienne Driver

With determination and creative thinking, alum Darienne Driver is leading Milwaukee Public Schools into a bright future.

By Casey Bayer 09/14/2017 1:50 PM EDT
RIDES logo

The award will fund a new fellowship for leaders committed to equity and integration in American schools.

By Matt Weber 09/13/2017 8:34 AM EDT
Dan Koretz

In this special video edition of the Harvard EdCast, Professor Daniel Koretz discusses his new book, "The Testing Charade," and evaluates why testing policy over the last several decades is just not working — for kids or for schools.

By Casey Bayer 09/12/2017 4:29 PM EDT

Harvard Graduate School of Education is pleased to announce the 2017 Fall Askwith Forums and Debates. HGSE’s series of public lectures dedicated to conversations on the challenges facing education was established in 1998.Cornel West, professor of…

By Casey Bayer 09/06/2017 4:16 PM EDT
Stephanie Jones

Professor Stephanie Jones assumed her new title on July 1.

By News editor 09/01/2017 9:37 AM EDT
In the Media

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in August.

By Matt Weber 08/31/2017 3:38 PM EDT

Non-incarcerated instructor Erin Castro penned an article in the Harvard Ed Review with an unusual collaborator — her incarcerated student Michael Brawn.

By Jill Anderson 08/28/2017 8:31 AM EDT
Jeff Perrotti

Jeff Perrotti, C.A.S.'85, director of the Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students, highlights ways in which schools can better address the needs of transgender youth.

By Jill Anderson 08/24/2017 4:36 PM EDT
Longfellow from the air

As incoming students get themselves settled on campus, longtime members of the HGSE community share their thoughts on items essential to a successful stay on Appian Way.

By Jill Anderson, By Casey Bayer 08/23/2017 9:33 AM EDT
Orientation 2017

Harvard Graduate School of Education welcomed students back to Appian Way this week. Among the incoming cohort are 636 Ed.M. students, 48 doctoral students, and 10 C.A.S. students.

By Marin Jorgensen, By McKinlee Covey 08/21/2017 10:03 AM EDT
Andrew Nalani

One alum's summer program helps East African youth develop leadership and entrepreneurship skills.

By Matt Weber 08/17/2017 2:12 PM EDT
School Hallway

John Merrow, Ed.D.'73, former education correspondent for the <em>PBS NewsHour</em>, shares insights from his new book <em>Addicted to Reform: A 12-Step Program to Rescue Public Education</em>.

By Education Next 08/15/2017 10:08 AM EDT

Survey coauthored by Associate Professor Martin West measures public thinking on vouchers, Common Core, federal role in ed policy.

By Iman Rastegari 08/08/2017 7:43 AM EDT

Helen Janc Malone, Ed.M.'07, Ed.D.’13, and Santiago Rincón-Gallardo, Ed.M.’07, Ed.D.’13, discuss trends reshaping the field of education.

By Andrew Bauld 08/07/2017 9:39 AM EDT
Lynneth Solis

How does play affect the cognitive development of children around the world? Doctoral candidate Lynneth Solis is looking to find out.