Bernard Bailyn Dies at 97

Bernard Bailyn, whose 1960 book Education in the Forming of American Society exerted powerful and lasting influence on the discipline of history of education and whose mentorship of several generations of graduate students continues to shape the field, died...

Obituary: Patricia Ann Palmieri

Patricia Ann Palmieri, a gifted teacher and researcher, died suddenly of natural causes on June 12th. She was 73. Dr. Palmieri was the author of In Adamless Eden, an acclaimed portrait of the female professoriate of Wellesley College from 1890 through 1920. ...

HES Affirms Centrality of #BlackLivesMatter

Dear HES Friends, In this global pandemic, amidst the tragic loss of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor and countless persons whose names we may never know, we write to affirm the centrality of #BlackLivesMatter in our past, present and...

Gary B v. Whitmer Webinar

Those interested a webinar “Gary B. and the Right to Literacy 65 Years after Brown” to be held on Wednesday, June 17, are encouraged to click on this link to learn more: Gary B. v. Whitmer Webinar

HES Town Hall, Apr. 20

Dear HES Membership: I hope this email finds you and yours safe and healthy in this historic moment. We acknowledge and appreciate the ways that you’ve had to adjust to increasing responsibilities these past few weeks. Many of you are also extending care to...