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By Jill Anderson 10/10/2018 4:50 PM EDT
Andria Zafirakou
How one globally recognized teacher uses the arts as a powerful tool for inclusion in schools.
By 10/04/2018 10:00 AM EDT
watercolor illustration of US flag, with paint blurring into paper
To encourage civic participation, getting out the vote is a crucial step — but it's just the first step on the road to lasting engagement.
By Emily Boudreau 09/27/2018 4:40 PM EDT
I Voted
On Monday, October 1, Askwith Forums will host a dialogue to illuminate the barriers to voting, to describe new ways to encourage civic action, and to discuss the issues at stake in the upcoming midterm elections.
By Emily Boudreau 09/24/2018 4:28 PM EDT
Andria Zafirakou
On September 27, Global Teacher Prize winner Andria Zafirakou, will visit the Askwith Forums to speak on the importance of making an arts education accessible to all.
By Marin Jorgensen 09/20/2018 10:04 AM EDT
The Askwith Forums series invites you to participate in its fall 2018 season.
By Sagra Alvarado 04/24/2018 1:22 PM EDT
Askwith Forums
At the Askwith Forum on April 26, panelists from Harvard, Facing History and Ourselves, Teaching Tolerance, and the Anti-Defamation League will discuss how students are participating in greater activism to protect their right to safety in schools.
By Marin Jorgensen 03/29/2018 3:50 PM EDT
Jack Shonkoff Askwith
At the Askwith Forums, Jack Shonkoff looked at the biology of adversity and how the science of early learning is essential for building a strong foundation.
By Sagra Alvarado 03/27/2018 4:15 PM EDT
Charter Schools: Expanding Opportunity or Reinforcing Divides?
At the Askwith Debates on Thursday, March 29, guests will share their different perspectives on the equity of charter schools and discuss how the charter school system impacts the overall education system in the United States.
By Sagra Alvarado 02/27/2018 4:28 PM EST
Jaylen Brown
Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown will visit the Askwith Forums on Thursday, March 1, to discuss education, race, and institutionalized sport, and how athletes can use their public voices to advocate for change.
By Matt Weber 02/22/2018 10:58 AM EST
Community College
Professor Bridget Terry Long breaks down what "free" community college really looks like — to both students and schools.