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HGSE in the Media: May 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 May.

Please note: While many online periodicals keep their stories freely available indefinitely, stories on other sites expire after a specified period of time, after which they can be retrieved by locating the story through the website’s archives, and sometimes paying a fee to do so. Where that is the periodical's policy, we have provided a link to the periodical's main page and the citation for the article so that interested readers may find the original article.

Talking with Children Matters: Defending the 30 Million Word Gap (Brookings)
Meredith Rowe and co-writers offer a rebuttal of new research that disputes the 30 million word gap.


Search For UMass-Boston Leader 'An Urgent Problem' With No 'Quick Fix' Says Paul Reville (WGBH - Boston Public Radio)
Paul Reville discusses the search for the next president of UMass-Boston. (Audio)

Breaking the K-12 Glass Ceiling: Hopkins Superintendent Makes History (Star Tribune)
A profile of alum Rhoda Mhiripi-Reed, Ed.L.D.'13.

DeVos Says 'Great Teachers' Deserve More Money. But That's Not What Protesters Say (Education Week)
Martin West comments on the recent teacher walkouts.

“The Truth Shall Set You Free” (Harvard Magazine)
Coverage of HGSE Convocation ceremonies.

Empathy Key in Addressing Confrontational Parents (EducationDive)
Mention of Karen Mapp's book, Beyond the Bake Sale.

Data Analytics Helps Boston Schools Better Serve Students (Government Technology) 
Nancy Hill is quoted regarding the ways that the Boston Public Schools have partnered with the Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI) to better understand the needs of their students.

Economist to Lead Harvard School of Education (Inside Higher Ed)
Harvard Education School Taps Former Head of Federal Ed. Research Board as New Dean (Education Week)
Long Named Ed School Dean, Will Be First Black Woman to Lead School (Harvard Crimson)
Bridget Terry Long Named Dean of Education School (Harvard Magazine)
Bridget Terry Long selected as new dean of HGSE.

The Teachers Are Winning. What Does It Mean for the Profession? (Education Week)
Martin West comments on the recent wave of teachers strikes.

Raising Boys With Healthy Attitudes Toward Women Starts Young: Experts (Huffington Post)
Rick Weissbourd is quoted.
Innovative Early Learning Projects Vie for Grant Funding (Education Dive) 
Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Announces Finalists for its Inaugural Innovation Challenge (CISION) 
Coverage of the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative supporting innovative projects at three phases: the idea track, the pilot track and the scaling track. 
Harvard's Nonie Lesaux Focuses on Educating the Educators (Boston Business Journal)
Feature on Nonie Lesaux and work as the academic dean and co-leader of the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative.
A Nation at Risk Was Fake News (Ed Week Blog)
References the work of Daniel Koretz.