"I was incredibly saddened to hear of Mitchell Chester's passing,” said Dean James Ryan. “Mitchell was a phenomenal leader who possessed an unyielding commitment to improving the lives of children and young people in the Commonwealth. On behalf of the entire HGSE community, I would like to share my condolences with his family and friends and express my deep appreciation once more for his...
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I was incredibly saddened to hear of Mitchell Chesters passing said Dean

HGSE Remembers Mitchell Chester, Ed.M.'88, Ed.D.'91

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Jennifer Smith Miller
"When schools put up student work for all to see, they send a powerful message. After all, we publicly display what we value."

via Usable Knowledge
When schools put up student work for all to see they send

Make Learning Visible | Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Christine KL
Stephanie Tankel
"My goal, my mission, and, frankly, my definition of success is that collectively we build an ethos around making every decision first and foremost about our principal goal of getting every children educated."

-- Christopher Cerf, Superintendent of Newark Public Schools
My goal my mission and frankly my definition of success is that

The Mythbuster

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"The idea of education has had to shift from kind of filling a gap for a few years until someone might return home to really providing a whole course of education." --HGSE's Sarah Dryden-Peterson, in TIME magazine
The idea of education has had to shift from kind of filling

'I Started at Zero': How a Syrian Refugee Is Rebuilding His Life Through Education

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Peter MacNeil
"The rituals and traditions of childhood end, & they end in a snap. I get it — but I can’t seem to prepare for it."

Bari Walsh, editor at Usable Knowledge, reflects on the passage of time, parenting, & pajamas.
The rituals and traditions of childhood end they end in a snap

Our Pajama Days Are Behind Us – Harvard Education – Medium

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Rita Uhler
In honor of Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month, we're proudly sharing (for the very first time) HGSE staff member Rilda Kissel's deeply personal, moving story from the inaugural Double Take -- a story of hope, courage, loss, and strength about her mother's struggle with Alzheimer's.

Support Rilda's efforts here: [ Act.alz.org Link ]
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Susie Brooks
Ana Carolina Morais Bauer
Anne Tierney
Where’s the best place for summer learning? (Hint: Don’t look far.)

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Where’s the best place for summer learning Hint: Don’t look far

Summer Learning Happens at Home

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"I think we fuss a lot about the sex talk and whether to have the sex talk with our kids. The reality is that a lot of parents aren't having that talk. And it's certainly an important talk, but in many ways the more important talk is the love talk."
I think we fuss a lot about the sex talk and whether

The Talk

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Helping young people manage their digital behavior and avoid the most serious dangers.

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Helping young people manage their digital behavior and avoid the most serious dangers

Harvard Graduate School of Education

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"As current DACA beneficiaries renew their status, and as eligible youth apply for DACA for the first time, we will continue to see these young people make significant strides, benefitting themselves, their local communities, and the wider nation."

-- HGSE's Roberto Gonzales and Kristina Brant, writing for NBC News about #DACA
As current DACA beneficiaries renew their status and as eligible youth apply

Five years later, DACA has improved young immigrants' outlook, well-being, mental health

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David Behar
Carol Campos
"As Americans strive to come together, we can’t allow our fears of being seen as racist to hold us back from talking about race. Now, more than ever, we need to engage in respectful, honest, and meaningful dialogue across racial lines." -- HGSE's Natasha Warikoo, writing in The Hechinger Report
As Americans strive to come together we cant allow our fears of

OPINION: This summer, let’s plan some difficult campus conversations about race - The Hechinger Report

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Bonnie McColpin
A big congrats to Harvard Ed. magazine (& its fantastic editor Lory Hough) on winning a CASE Silver Award for College and University General Interest Magazines!
A big congrats to Harvard Ed magazine its fantastic editor Lory Hough

CASE - College and University General Interest Magazines

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Kenny Buchanan
Drew Faust, who became Harvard’s 28th president in 2007, announced today that she will step down on June 30, 2018.
Drew Faust who became Harvards 28th president in 2007 announced today that

Drew Faust to step down as Harvard president next June

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"If policymakers want to expand vouchers in education, we say go for it, but double down on early education – a critical step on the pathway to making world-class early learning a reality in the United States."

Read today's op-ed by Nonie Lesaux and Stephanie Jones in U.S. News & World Report
If policymakers want to expand vouchers in education we say go for

Vouch for Early Learners

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Lou Bustos
A seven-point strategy to devise a system of continuous improvement of teacher quality and, through it, the quality of education as a whole. (via the Global Alliance for Teacher Quality, chaired by Prof. Fernando Reimers)
Christopher McEnroe
Charter schools once had wide bipartisan support from educators, parents, and others. What happened?

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Charter schools once had wide bipartisan support from educators parents and others

The Battle Over Charter Schools

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Viv White
How to make the most of the final weeks of the school year.

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How to make the most of the final weeks of the school year

Teaching Until the Very End | Harvard Graduate School of Education

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"We are failing ... miserably to prepare young people for romantic love, probably the most important thing they will do in life." --HGSE's Rick Weissbourd, discussing Making Caring Common's new report
We are failing miserably to prepare young people for romantic love probably

Millennial males react to Harvard report on sex and relationships

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Ian Harrison
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Curtis H. Fuller
"I went through a pretty horrific bullying experience...if I had had at least one person to confide it...it would've saved me from so much suffering." - Natalie Hampton, speaking on a recent episode of the #HarvardEdCast

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Karen Einstein
"Most if not all kids are born being at least somewhat curious. The real task for schools is to cultivate that and not to dampen it." -Dean James Ryan, appearing in National Geographic
Most if not all kids are born being at least somewhat curious

These 5 Questions Might Boost Your Curiosity-and Make You Happier

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