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Mark Zuckerberg
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Zuckerberg, Chan Donate $30 Million to Ed. School Initiative

The initiative, called Reach Every Reader, will work to develop diagnostic screening and personalized education interventions for kindergartners susceptible to reading difficulties.

Harvard Graduate School of Education
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Education Researcher Stresses Importance of Teacher Quality at HGSE

Loeb noted previous studies have examined the effect of teacher quality on test scores, but few have examined the effect of teacher quality on attendance.

HGSE

Storytelling Event Strengthens Bonds at Ed School

Thursday's hour-long event, called “Double Take: Stories That Make You Think Twice,” provided a venue for performers to speak openly about their personal experiences and struggles.

Higher Education

Teachers in Training: Launching the First Class of Harvard Teacher Fellows

The Harvard Teacher Fellows program, a teacher training initiative centered at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, prepares aspiring educators to teach in under-resourced urban schools. The program recently selected its inaugural cohort of 20 fellows.

Drew Faust and Brother
Drew Faust

Faust and Brother Share Memories at Education School Forum

In a sprawling conversation, University President Drew G. Faust and her younger brother Donald Gilpin espoused the virtues of a liberal arts education and reflected on their time growing up together at a Forum.

Harvard Teacher Fellows Program
College

To Teach A Teacher: Harvard’s Alternative to Teach for America

With the program, dubbed the Harvard Teacher Fellows, Harvard will offer prospective educators an alternative to organizations like Teach for America.

Entrepreneurship Final Project Fair
College

Two Projects Win Social Entrepreneurship Conference

The course, which is taught by GSE professor Fernando M. Reimers, meets at the Harvard Innovation Lab and seeks to promote sustainable educational innovations.

Ed School Campaign Progress
Central Administration

Ed School Has Raised $145 Million in Capital Campaign

This sum is comprised of more than 10,000 individual donor gifts and pledges, including a $5 million donation from the Walton Family Foundation in November 2014.

Ed School

GSE Prof. Argues for Standardized Testing Before Congress

Professor Martin W. West urged members of Congress not to lose sight of the positive impacts of standardized testing requirements introduced by the No Child Left Behind Act, which some members of Congress hope to dismantle.

Higher Education

$5 Million Grant Will Support Ed Leadership Program

The Graduate School of Education received a $5 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation that will boost its Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed. L.D.) Program.

HGSE

Students Welcome New Teacher Fellows Program

Starting with the Class of 2016, seniors will be able to apply for the teacher education program.

Calude Steele
HGSE

Author of Whistling Vivaldi Discusses 'Stereotype Threat'

Claude Steele, author of “Whistling Vivaldi,” discussed how to combat the effects stereotypes have on test performance at the Graduate School of Education Wednesday.

Bruce Baker
HGSE

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.

HGSE

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.

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