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Askwith Forum

Danielle S. Allen remarked on ways to improve social inequality through a focus on civic education Wednesday evening during a Harvard Graduate School of Education's Askwith Forum event. The panel was a conversation about poverty, inequality, and racial injustice in the U.S.

College Launches New Secondary in 'Educational Studies'

The College will launch a new secondary field in “Educational Studies” for undergraduates beginning in fall 2018 after a years-long faculty and student-led push for the secondary.

Harvard Tuition Jumped 31 Percent Since 1998, Report Says

The price tag on a Harvard undergraduate education, when adjusted for inflation, increased by nearly one-third between 1998 and 2015, according to a recently released report by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Ed School Breaks Fiscal Year Fundraising Record

​The Graduate School of Education has raised $177 million toward its capital campaign as of Sept. 30, making fiscal year 2015 its most successful fundraising year ever with a record $50 million of donations.

Speeches and Vigil Honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Two survivors of domestic abuse shared their experiences at an event in honor of the first day of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Thursday.

Yang and Selman

Zhongping Yang, who donated $100,000 to fund research on reducing stress in the Chinese school system, shakes hands with Ed School Professor Robert L. Selman, the principal investigator on the project.

Donor Funds Ed School Research on Chinese Academic Stress

The China Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education has received a donation pledge of $100,000 to fund a research project focused on reducing academic stress in the Chinese school system.

Ed School Campaign Progress

The Graduate School of Education has raised $145 million toward its $250 million capital campaign goal. It has raised about $34 million since its campaign's public launch in September 2014.

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.

NYC Schools Chancellor Discusses Controversial New Education Policies

Chancellor of New York City Schools Carmen Fariña discussed some of her key policy objectives, including a controversial proposal to change the admissions process for the city’s highly competitive specialized high schools, at the Graduate School of Education on Thursday evening.

Panelists Say STEM Fields Should Draw Women from Classroom

Panelists argued that the perception—particularly among women—that careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are reserved for gifted students are unsustainable for the future of STEM fields.

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.

Educational Demonstration

Protestors with their hands up in deference to the chant "Hands up, don't shoot." Students gathered from the Graduate School of Education to march from Gutmann Library to the Law School on Monday at noon.

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