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Harvard Graduate School of Education professor Fernando M. Reimers told a Congressional subcommittee last week that Covid-19 has “exacerbated inequalities” in Latin America by reversing decades of improvements in public education.
Despite national discussions about a teacher shortage across the country, several affiliates of the Harvard Graduate School of Education have focused on the local nature of shortages, as well as the lack of teachers in the STEM and special education fields, as driving the recent news coverage.
Carola Suárez-Orozco is set to lead the Immigration Initiative at Harvard as its newest director, a role she will assume on July 1 in addition to joining the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
In June 2021, Massachusetts District Court Judge Indira Talwani dismissed a class action lawsuit against Harvard University asking for partial tuition reimbursement for semesters with virtual classes. Nearly a year later, a new judge assigned to the case has revived it.
Graduate Student Council Debates Phrasing of Extension School Diplomas, Student Organization Financing
The Harvard Graduate Council discussed the provision of financial support for events promoting cross-school interaction and the language on Harvard Extension School degrees at its meeting Monday.
Biddy Martin Has Spent a Decade as a College President. Now She’s Set to Return to the Classroom at Harvard.
After decades in higher education administration — including 11 years as Amherst College’s first female president and nearly four years on Harvard’s highest governing board — Carolyn A. “Biddy” Martin is returning to the classroom at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education hosted its 20th annual Alumni of Color Conference on Friday and Saturday, with a theme of “Passing the Torch of Knowledge: Movements Toward Liberation Through Education”.
Despite a national move away from standardized testing amid the pandemic, experts from the Harvard Graduate School of Education are divided over the future of testing in college admissions and K-12 education.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education received the largest donation in its 102-year history last week. Provided by two anonymous Harvard Business School alumni, the gift includes a direct $30 million and an offer to match up to $10 million in additional donations.
Harvard’s graduate student union elected a new executive board last week, replacing a leadership team that guided the group through two contentious years of contract negotiations.
A new Harvard Graduate School of Education class is developing a series of case studies as a part of the 2019 Presidential Initiative on Harvard & The Legacy of Slavery.
Charles V. Willie, an American sociologist and Harvard Graduate School of Education professor famed for his work with school integration, race relations, and public health, died at the age of 94 on Jan. 11.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education is launching a new fully-online master’s program in Education Leadership, part of its efforts to increase access for mid-career professionals, HGSE Dean Bridget Terry Long said in an interview Wednesday.
The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System has recently come under scrutiny following state legislators’ proposal to eliminate the test from being a graduation requirement for high school students.
A panel of mental health professionals called on colleges and universities to enact systemic changes aimed at improving student well-being at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.
Harvard Teacher Fellows — a teacher training initiative for students at the College — will no longer accept new cohorts of students as it is rolled into a new degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Barred from attending in-person classes as a condition of enrollment, students in a new virtual part-time Master’s program launched by the Graduate School of Education are advocating for improved online programming and turning to cross-registration at other schools.
The Harvard Graduate Council held a vote for seven chair positions Tuesday evening, finalizing its slate of executive leadership for the 2021-22 academic year.
Harvard Graduate Council Discusses Objectives, University-Wide Collaborations During First Meeting of Academic Year
The Harvard Graduate Council held its first public meeting of the academic year Monday to outline its priorities for the upcoming semester.
Education experts at the Harvard Graduate School of Education discussed the importance of rebuilding the education system to improve socioemotional learning and accommodate students of different socioeconomic backgrounds in a Wednesday webinar.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education released three new early literacy apps targeted at parents, caregivers and children last week, marking the first time HGSE has developed mobile apps for public use.
Both the resolutions introduced at the meeting aim to ease the financial and mental burdens facing graduate students as a result of the pandemic.