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Experts Discuss Public School Funding Inequities

American public schools rely on a funding system that is rife with inequalities, experts said during a panel at GSE.

Higher Education

Illinois Dean Lectures on Literacy of African-American Boys

Alfred W. Tatum, dean of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s college of education, gave a lecture Thursday outlining some possible approaches to improving the reading and writing skills of African-American boys.

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At Ed School, University Title IX Coordinator, Panelists Discuss Sexual Violence Awareness

University Title IX coordinator Mia Karvonides enumerated the ways in which Title IX regulations provide a “toolkit” for addressing sexual violence policy in K-12 education.

Events

Howard Gardner Discusses Dependence on Electronics

Education professor Howard E. Gardner ’65 and information assistant professor Katie Davis discussed young adults’ increasing dependence on electronic devices at a Cambridge Forum meeting Monday evening at First Parish Church in Harvard Square.

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James E. Ryan, a professor of law and of civil liberties and human rights at the University of Virginia School of Law, has been named dean of the Graduate School of Education. Ryan will take the helm of the Ed School on Sept. 1.

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Virginia Law Professor Named Ed School Dean

James E. Ryan, a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law whose scholarship has addressed educational opportunity, will serve as the next dean of the Graduate School of Education, University President Drew G. Faust announced Monday.

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College Finance

Jay Herlihy Appointed Dean of Finance for FAS

Jay Herlihy will be the new Dean of Finance for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as of Sept. 26, according to an email sent to members of FAS Friday morning.

Wendy Chang Remembered
On Campus

Today in Photos (05/04/12)

Race

Actor Taye Diggs Backs Picture Books as Effective Learning Tool

Actor Scott Leo “Taye” Diggs and illustrator Shane W. Evans said that parents and educators can use picture books to help young children come to terms with their racial backgrounds during an event at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Thursday.

Events

Union Leader Urges for Restructuring in Education

The teaching profession in the United States needs a makeover, the president of America’s largest labor union—the National Education Association—said at the Graduate School of Education on Tuesday.

Ed School

Ed School Honors Geoffry Canada '75, Harlem Children's Zone Founder

Canada was the recipient this year’s Medal for Education Impact, the highest honor given by the Ed School.

Events

Wendy Kopp Responds to Teach for America Critics at Ed School

High-performing teachers can change the trajectory of students born into low-income families, said Wendy Kopp, CEO and founder of Teach For America, at a panel discussion Thursday evening at the Graduate School of Education.

Higher Education

Faculty Notebook: FAS Shows Some Love

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences meeting Tuesday night featured expressions of mutual love, in stark contrast to the contentious ...

Politics

Harvard Profs Tapped To Join Mass. Board of Higher Ed.

Two Harvard professors will serve on the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick ’78 announced on Monday.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities