This new doctoral program in education leadership that Harvard is offering is a big deal.* It’s a signal for the field and should help multiply some talent that is out there and the composition of coursework is novel and a signal as well. The HGSE Dean, Kathleen McCartney, deserves an awful lot of credit for pulling this one off. Boston Globe here, AP here. *Disc – I’m on the visiting committee for the ed school there and helped on this so not just a bystander.