Grad School of Education
Five professors from across the Northeast gathered at a forum at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Wednesday to discuss the causes of racial inequality in the United States education system. They also brainstormed solutions for bridging gaps between white children and children of color.
Transgender Applicant Alleges in Suit Harvard Discriminated and Retaliated Against Her in Admissions Decision
The complainant alleges that, in October 2017, a male admissions officer from the Business School forcibly kissed her at a BGLTQ open house and that the University unlawfully discriminated against her in the admissions process.
The grant establishes the new National Center for Rural Education Research Networks at Harvard, which aims to “build the capacity of rural school districts and supporting state agencies to use their own data to improve the education of their students.”
Harvard affiliates and community leaders gathered Thursday evening for an event called “Beloved Streets: Race & Justice in America,” which marked the culmination of a winter-term course at Harvard Graduate School of Education of the same name.
Thursday’s forum was part of the Harvard Education Redesign Lab 2018 Leadership Institute, an initiative born from a GSE meeting in June 2017 on developing leaders to improve children’s education outcomes.
Government Professor Michael J. Sandel spoke about the importance of civic education Thursday evening in a talk titled “Civic Education Goes Global.” He said his goal is “to take the distance out of distance learning."
Fernando M. Reimers, a professor at the Graduate School of Education who moderated the event, opened the panel with remarks on the “global significance” of education in a time when he said some people doubt its value.
Two education experts and a documentary filmmaker discussed the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, star of the children’s show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Wednesday.
Three months into her new role as dean of the School of Education, Bridget Terry Long is leading the School through numerous important national discourses.
Katz focused on the positive impact of prevention and education programs for not only young women, but also young men.
Bacow, a Michigan native, stopped through Detroit and Pontiac to make the case to locals that Harvard can positively impact their lives and neighborhoods. The trip comes at a perilous moment for higher education in America.