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Improving lives through learning

Our mission is to produce groundbreaking research, model programs and exceptional leaders in education to achieve equitable, accessible and effective learning for all.

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History

Education was a founding department when Stanford opened in 1891, and its elevation to a school in 1917 expanded its mandate for service.

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Timeline

Our scholars have honed education’s power as change agent both here and around the globe. Peruse specific milestones from our past that inspire confidence for our future.

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Centennial stories

To understand our history best, we look to the stories of our community: the creators, the entrepreneurs, the activists and the helpers.

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Impact and Engagement

Our scholars and practitioners work with and learn from educators across the globe. Our graduates make a difference as policymakers, innovators, teachers and researchers.

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April 17, 2019
Six Stanford faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Awards | Brain and Learning Sciences | Faculty and Programs
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Edwin Bridges
March 18, 2019
Remembering Professor Edwin Bridges
In Memoriam
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Stanford students at job fair
March 13, 2019
Stanford education graduates enter a variety of fields, says new report
Alumni | Announcements
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