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HGSE in the Media: April 2018

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

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Author Q&A: Looking Beyond 'College For All' (Education Week)
A Q&A with Bob Schwartz on Pathways to Prosperity and his new book, Learning For Careers.

The Preschool Podcast (HiMama)
Stephanie Jones and Nonie Lesaux discuss the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative.

The Brain Science Is In: Students' Emotional Needs Matter (Education Week) 
Notes Todd Rose's optimism about what's possible for all children. 
Author Todd Rose: Learning Is Personal, So Is Success (Forbes) 
Discusses key aspects of the The End of Average by Todd Rose.
ALEC Task Forces Gather in Grand Rapids to Draft Bills for Its Corporate Sponsors (PR Watch
Marty West comments on the efficacy of the education voucher program used in Louisiana.
Morristown Community Invited to Parent Education Series: Raising Kids with Character in Today's Competitive Culture (TAP Into Morristown) 
Cites the Making Caring Common studies as a key learning within the Parent Education Series offered by Morristown.

If You Want to Raise Honest Kids, Harvard Researchers Suggest These 3 Tips (Pop Sugar) 
Shares seven tips about raising honest kids from Professor Rick Weissbourd.

College Launches New Secondary in 'Educational Studies' (The Harvard Crimson)
A special collaboration between Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has yielded the first secondary field to connect with one of Harvard’s graduate schools, providing Harvard College students with an opportunity to pursue their intellectual interests in education more formally.
Three Better Ways to Use Global Tests  (EdWeek Blog) 
‘Countries Aren’t Sports Teams’: International Test Rankings Distort More Than They Reveal, Renowned Statistician Warns (The 74)
Coverage of Professor Judith Singer’s recommendations for implementing and understanding global standardized testing.
FSU Researchers Partner with Harvard and MIT (FSU News) 
Announces the partnership between FSU, MIT and HGSE to develop and execute Reach Every Reader.
Larry Nassar's Accuser Rachael Denhollander: 'Few' Victims of Sexual Assault Find 'True Help' From Church (The Christian Post) 
Coverage of Professor Nancy Hill's recent conversation with Rachael Denhollander hosted by the Veritas Forum.
Raising Caring Kids (WDTV)
Cites findings from the Making Caring Common research to highlight  the  disconnect between what parents want for their children and the actions that they take to help get them there.

‘Countries Aren’t Sports Teams’: International Test Rankings Distort More Than They Reveal, Renowned Statistician Warns (The 74)
Coverage of new research from Professor Judith Singer, out in Science today.

An International Final Four: Which Country Handles Student Debt Best? (New York Times)
Professor Bridget Terry Long is quoted: “If the Australian system is able to convey to potential students that the loan is income-contingent even though the exact repayment calculation is more complicated, then you’re less likely to distort labor market decisions while still getting the benefits of using loans to increase access. Also, students finish repaying their loans a lot faster.”

$10 Million for a More Inclusive Faculty (Harvard Magazine)
John Wilson to Advise University President on Diversity Initiatives (Harvard Crimson)
Harvard University Names Former Morehouse President John Wilson as Senior Advisor (Atlanta Business Chronicle)
A Harvard to Make Du Bois Nod Yes (Harvard Gazette)
Former Morehouse President Takes on New Role at Harvard (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
Coverage of HGSE president-in-residence John Silvanus Wilson’s new role as senior adviser and strategies to the Harvard University president Drew Faust.

The Hidden Crisis on College Campuses: Many Students Don’t Have Enough to Eat (Washington Post)
Professor Tony Jack discusses that while there has been an uptick in low-income students on campus, there hasn’t been a corresponding change in university policies to welcome and prepare for these students.

Steve Cohen Funds Mobile Food Pantry: Philanthropy Tracker (Bloomberg)
Notes Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's $30 million dollar donation to the Reach Every Reader Initiative.

Time for Self-Reflection Can Improve Student Performance (Education Dive)
Cites the Making Caring Common finding that students who express empathy are less likely to bully.

First Things First: Not All Men Are Jerks (Chattanooga Times Free Press)
Notes the Making Caring Common finding that a troubling number of young people feel that it is rare to see women overly sexualized on television.