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SLAM TFA Protest
Student Groups

Student Activist Group Calls on Faust To Sever Ties with TFA

The effort is part of a larger national movement started by United Students Against Sweatshops that criticizes Teach For America for undermining the quality of public education.

Katherine K. Merseth
On Campus

Katherine K. Merseth

HGSE Senior Lecturer on Education Katherine K. Merseth talks to FM about charter schools, teacher unions, and the purpose of K-12 education.

Katherine K. Merseth
Higher Education

Office Hours With Katherine K. Merseth

“We don’t have a fundamental agreement across the populace about why we have schools.”

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
On Campus

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan delivers the opening address at the Graduate School of Education's event "Critical Conversations and Bold Ideas". Secretary Duncan shared his experiences visiting schools in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee on the Back-to-School Bus Tour.

Critical Conversation
On Campus

Critical Conversation

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne S. Duncan '86 speaks with professor Monica Higgins about the Common Core testing standards during the Graduate School of Education's capital campaign launch Friday.

Ed School Protest
On Campus

Ed School Protest

Members of Citizens for Public Schools, the Massachusetts Teachers Association, and other organizations stand outside the Graduate School of Education to protest against U.S. Secretary of Education Arne S. Duncan's policies on high-stakes testing.

Arne Duncan
On Campus

Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan delivers the opening address at the Graduate School of Education's event "Critical Conversations and Bold Ideas". Secretary Duncan shared his experiences visiting schools in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee on the Back-to-School Bus Tour.

Drew Faust

At Conference, Top Admins Weigh Ups, Downs of Virtual Education

Despite voicing concerns about blending online courseware and in-person teaching, Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Peter K. Bol expressed cautious optimism for new technology’s potential in higher education at a conference on Tuesday.

Ed School

Ed School Launches Usable Knowledge Project

The Graduate School of Education has launched the Usable Knowledge project, an online platform aimed at making the school’s research and work accessible to all educators, students, and policymakers.

Protests

Ed School Students, Alumni Protest Convocation Speaker

According to the statement of protest, Johnston ”embraces a vision of education reform that relies heavily on test-based accountability while weakening the due process protections of teachers.”

Chao Center
College

Today in Photos (04/24/2014)

Education Matters
Events

Education Matters

Panelists discuss the current state of K-12 education in a Harvard Graduate School of Education Askwith Forum on Thursday, April 24.

Education Matters
Events

Askwith Forum Focuses on Analysis, Improvement of Modern Education

Discussion among panelists ranged from the inequality of education standards across schools to youth unemployment rates.

Leveling the Playing Field For Children
On Campus

Leveling the Playing Field For Children

Jerry D. Weast discusses the importance of making the classroom environment inspiring for its students while Kathleen McCartney listens thoughtfully.

Leveling the Playing Field For Children
College

Today in Photos (04/11/2014)

Divest Harvard Assembles
Scrutiny

Arrested Divestment

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty