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Seattle Times March 19, 2016
BOSTON — For more than a decade, fourth-graders in Massachusetts have been, on average, the most literate children in the country. They also compute at higher levels. The same is true for eighth-graders. And for overall K-12 achievement.
wwlp.com March 16, 2016
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MARCH 16, 2016…..The Joint Committee on Education on Tuesday endorsed a summer learning bill that supporters describe as a key toward closing achievement gaps among Massachusetts students.
Commonwealth Magazine March 15, 2016
IT SEEMS TO have become an annual ritual now, like taxes, the flu, or hurricane season. The charter schools war flares up to a point of intensity, sucking up all the oxygen in the education realm and consuming tons of good will and sometimes millions of dollars in the fierce...
Huffington Post March 8, 2016
In order to fix schools, policymakers and administrators should maybe stop focusing entirely on them. That's the premise of a new, multiyear initiative from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, which is working with six cities to help improve their education systems. The project, " By All Means: Redesigning Education...
KTVU San Francisco March 7, 2016
KTVU interviews Education Redesign Lab Director Paul Reville and Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Antwan Wilson discuss Oakland's participation in By All Means.
Harvard Crimson February 26, 2016
The Education Redesign Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education has unveiled a new, youth education equity initiative that aims to tackle systemic inequalities preventing young students from academically succeeding.
Boston Globe February 24, 2016
Harvard researchers are launching an initiative at school districts in Massachusetts and three other states in an effort to help close the achievement gap among students, the university announced on Tuesday.
EdWeek February 23, 2016
Two K-12 initiatives that are launching this week aim to capitalize on the mounting support for taking a more holistic approach to educating poor children, a shift away from the view that has heavily emphasized that schools alone can counteract the effects of poverty.
HGSE News February 23, 2016
The new initiative aims to eliminate the link between children’s socioeconomic status and achievement.
February 23, 2016
Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education has chosen Oakland as one of six cities across the nation to participate in a new project aimed at helping city, school and community leaders work together to eliminate the link between children’s socioeconomic status and their academic achievement.

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