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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.

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‘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.

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Harvard Schools Host First In-Person Graduation Ceremonies in Three Years

Harvard's 12 schools hosted their first in-person graduation ceremonies in two years this week.

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Following Student Activism, Harvard Hosts Inaugural AAPI/APIDA Graduation Ceremony

After activism from student organizations on Harvard's campus, Harvard held its first annual graduation ceremony for Asian-American, Pacific Islander, and Desi American students in Tercentenary Theatre on Monday.

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Unstandardized Admissions

Stakeholders throughout higher education — and Harvard itself — are split on the role that standardized tests like the SAT and GRE should play in admissions.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Clinic Sues Federal Government Over Denial of Entry for Incoming Medical School Fellow

Harvard Law School’s Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program filed a lawsuit against the federal government on April 27, alleging an incoming Harvard Medical School fellow was unlawfully denied entrance to the United States.

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GSAS Student Council Fills Four of Six Top Posts as Unopposed Candidate is Turned Away

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Student Council members voted to fill four of six chair positions at their monthly meeting Wednesday night.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Graduate Council Elects New Executive Board

The Harvard Graduate Council elected Carlos A. Gonzalez Sierra, a joint-degree student at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School, as its new president on Monday. Harvard Divinity School student Mayank D. Kumar will serve as vice president of the body.

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Harvard Graduate Council

Grad Council Elections

The Harvard Graduate Council elected Carlos A. Gonzalez Sierra, a joint-degree student at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School, as its new president on Monday.

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Grad School of Education

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.

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Harvard Ends Undergraduate Teacher Education Program, Closing Off a Path to Teaching for College Students

The Harvard Undergraduate Teacher Education Program, which provided College students with teaching credentials prior to graduation, was recently ended as part of an effort to direct students interested in teaching to the Graduate School of Education’s new Teaching and Teacher Leadership master’s program.

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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.

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Harvard Graduate Council Discusses Student Group Funding, Constitutional Amendments

The Harvard Graduate Council met Monday night to discuss student group funding, distributing free menstrual products, two constitutional amendments, and one amendment to its bylaws.

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Alumni

‘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”.

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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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