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history of American education Stories

By Lory Hough 01/30/2022 3:36 PM EST
Jarvis Givens
Through his new Black Teacher Archives Project, Assistant Professor Jarvis Givens wants people to know that the story of Black education and Black teachers is complicated — and worth telling.
By Jill Anderson 02/10/2021 2:47 PM EST
Jarvis Givens
How Black educators worked together, often employing covert actions, to lead valuable learning for students in the Jim Crow South.
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 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 Marin Jorgensen, Sagra Alvarado 02/06/2018 10:55 AM EST
Little Rock Nine
At the Askwith Forums on February 8, a panel will discuss the need for social justice efforts in American education in order to create a more equitable environment for students.
By Casey Bayer 01/17/2018 2:09 PM EST
Jarvis Givens
HGSE postdoctoral fellow, whose work focuses on the history of African American education, named assistant professor of education.
By Christina Pazzanese 08/19/2014 9:14 AM EDT
Thomas Kane
Professor Tom Kane, faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, speaks to the Harvard Gazette about recent teacher tenure lawsuits in California and New York.