8 stories tagged ‘Education Reform’
A panel of leading thinkers shared five visions of education’s future during an Askwith Forum on Tuesday at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The scenarios ranged widely, from redefining the function of schools and teachers to adopting learning models from other nations.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for large-scale educational reform during a talk at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.
Master’s recipient Lena Eisen proves that having a child and going to graduate school at the same time can make for a workable adventure.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie discussed his tough-minded approach to education reform during a talk at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Twenty-four incoming members of Congress visited the Harvard Kennedy School this week for a four-day conference to help prepare them for their new jobs.
Former Washington, D.C., chancellor of schools Michelle Rhee, former Florida governor and current visiting fellow Jeb Bush, and the Center for American Progress’ John Podesta tackled the politics of education reform at an Institute of Politics forum moderated by former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings.
An advance screening of the education reform film Waiting for ‘Superman’ played to a packed house Wednesday evening followed by a panel discussion that sparked a vigorous debate mirrored the controversy the documentary has touched off across the nation. Directed by Davis Guggenheim, Waiting for ‘Superman’ follows families across the nation in their quests to [...]
Stacey M. Childress and David A. Thomas are two Harvard Business School professors who wrote a book on how a struggling school system in Maryland turned itself around.