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Two Harvard Graduate School of Education Professors Elected to National Academy of Education
Two Harvard Graduate School of Education professors were earlier this month elected as members of the National Academy of Education, a nonprofit that aims to improve education policy and practice.
Panelists Discuss Educating Children on Climate Change at Harvard Ed School Talk
Environmental activists discussed strategies for talking about climate change with children at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.
Educators Discuss Equity in Public Schools at Harvard Education Press Black History Month Panel
Education experts and authors discussed the experiences of students of color in public schools and possibilities for education reform in a Harvard Education Press webinar Thursday.
Panelists Discuss College Accessibility and First-Generation Experiences at HGSE Webinar
Education experts and advocates called for financial aid transparency in higher education and greater support for first-generation students at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.
Harvard Faculty and Cambridge Students Speak Out Against AP African American Studies Ban
Harvard faculty and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School affiliates condemned a ban on the College Board’s Advanced Placement course “African American Studies” in Florida.
Harvard Settles Class Action Lawsuit Demanding Partial Tuition Reimbursement
A group of students that sued Harvard for partial reimbursement of tuition after the University moved classes online due to the Covid-19 pandemic reached a settlement with the school, according to a filing by the students’ attorneys in court on Monday.
Immigration Initiative at Harvard Hosts a Panel on the Future of DACA
The Immigration Initiative at Harvard discussed the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in a hybrid event at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Monday.
Educators and Scholars Stress Collaboration, Urgency in Confronting Climate Change at HGSE Conference
Education officials and sustainability experts discussed how students and educators can “engage creatively and intelligently” on climate change at a Harvard Graduate School of Education conference Thursday.
U.S. Education Secretary Discusses the Future of American Schools at HGSE Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel A. Cardona spoke about pandemic recovery and federal investment in education at a Harvard Graduate School of Education conference Friday.
Khurana Long Event
Dean Rakesh Khurana and Dean Bridget Terry Long host a discussion on education and equity at Smith Campus Center.
Deans Khurana, Long Discuss Pathways to Education at Harvard
Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana and Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget T. Long discussed pathways to education careers at an event hosted by the College on Tuesday.
Harvard Graduate Council Elects Nine New Board Members
The Harvard Graduate Council elected nine students from across the University’s 12 graduate schools to fill executive board positions this week.
Harvard Ed. School Professor Testifies on Learning Loss in Latin America
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.
‘A Perfect Storm’: HGSE Affiliates Weigh In on Teacher Shortages
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.
Suárez-Orozco To Lead Immigration Initiative at Harvard
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.
Class Action Lawsuit Demanding Tuition Reimbursement Moves Forward After Judge Reverses Dismissal
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.
‘Passing the Torch of Knowledge’: HGSE Celebrates the 20th Alumni of Color Conference
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”.
HGSE Experts Split on Benefits of Standardized Testing
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.
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The Harvard Graduate School of Education received the largest donation in its 102-year history last week.
HGSE Receives Record-Setting Donation
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 Graduate Student Union Elects New Leadership
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.
New Harvard Class Explores the School's Legacy of Slavery
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.
Famed Sociologist and HGSE Professor Charles V. Willie Dies at 94
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.