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HGSE in the Media: June 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 June.

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Straight Up Conversation: New Harvard Ed School Dean Bridget Terry Long (Education Next)
Dean Long speaks to Rick Hess, Ed.M.'90.

Guest Commentary: To Create Safer Schools, Begin With Preschool (WBUR)
Nonie Lesaux writes on one value of high-quality early childhood education.

Rejuvenating Massachusetts Education Reform (CommonWealth)
Tom Kane writes on the education reform effort in Massachusetts.

After Family Separation: How to Promote Healing for Migrant Children? (Christian Science Monitor)
The Health Impact of Separating Migrant Children from Parents (BBC News)
Discussion: What Trauma Are Separated Migrant Children Now Dealing With? (WUNC - North Carolina Public Radio)
How Trauma and Stress Affect a Child's Brain Development (Hechinger Report)
“The Only Buffer You Have Is a Parent. Take that Away, and Everything Falls Apart." (Quartz)
Jack Shonkoff speaks on the how the trauma of separation can affect children.

What Detention And Separation Mean For Kids' Mental Health (NPR)
Charles Nelson comments on the potential effects of the U.S. policy separating immigrant children from their parents.

Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang Stepping Down (WBUR)
Paul Reville comments.

Highlighting Rural America on Education Map (Harvard Gazette)
Three recent graduates put an emphasis on rural ed.

The Whole Game in Microcosm: A Powerful Approach to Teacher Learning (Education Week)
Jal Mehta writes the latest in his Learning Deeply series.

Special Education Costs Force Some Districts To Cut Elsewhere (WGBH)
Tom Hehir comments on the cost of special education in Massachusetts.

The Effects of Parental Separation on Children (Wall Street Journal)
How the Toxic Stress of Family Separation Can Harm a Child (PBS NewsHour)
Jack Shonkoff comments on how the trauma of separation effects children.

What Separation from Parents Does to Children: ‘The Effect Is Catastrophic’ (Washington Post)
Deep Dive into Immigration: Pending Legislation on the Hill, Psychological Impact of Family Separation and How We Got Here (Air Talk, KPCC Public Radio)
The Trump Administration Is Committing Violence Against Children (Washington Post)
Charles Nelson comments on the potential effects of the U.S. policy
separating immigrant children from their parents at the border.

Advocates Debate Charter Schools' Performance, Diversity With Lawmakers (Education Week)
House Lawmakers Agree on Need for Accountability at Occasionally Tense Charter School Hearing (The 74)
Martin West spoke at a House education committee hearing last Wednesday.

New Documents In Harvard Lawsuit Provide Peek At Admissions Process (WBUR)
Natasha Warikoo discusses the new details of the case.

A 'Plan-Do-Study-Act' Approach to Improving Freshman Year (Education Week)
Miriam Greenberg, the director of the Strategic Data Project, comments
on the importance of data in school and district improvement.

Response: 'Every Teacher' has to Help ELLs Meet Common Core Standards (Education Week)
Nonie Lesaux responds to: How can we help English Language Learners meet the Common Core Standards?

Response: Too Many Professional Development 'Horror Stories' (Education Week)
Paola Uccelli and Nonie Lesaux respond to: What are the biggest problems
with common teacher professional development practices and how can they
be fixed?

Want to Kill Tenure? Be Careful What You Wish For (Chronicle for Higher Education)
Richard Chait comments.

Local Teachers Get an Education in Addressing Hard Questions (Harvard Gazette)
Ed School students Soraya Ramos and Cassandra St. Vil recently offered a program on race and equity in education.

When Learners Get "Stuck," Try Thinking Like An Artist (Education Week)
A post by Jacob Watson, Ed.M.'18, a theater artist and educator from
Chicago and a recent graduate of the Arts in Education Program.

The Risks and Rewards of Getting Rid of Grade Levels (EdSurge)
A post from Bing Wang, Ed.M.'13, a language teacher at Latin School of Chicago.

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.

Breaking Down the Myths That Lead Young Students to Miss School (Education Week)
Ph.D. candidate Carly Robinson, Ed.M.'17, comments on her new research on early absenteeism.

Valedictory Mixtape (Harvard Magazine)
Coverage of Dean Ryan's Commencement address.

An Affinity for Diversity: Discussing Our Response to the Climate Assessment (HW Chronicle)
Domonic Rollins comments on creating an inclusive school community.