Terms and Conditions of Use of this Website
Please read all of these terms and conditions carefully before using this website. By using this website, www.hepg.org
, and all related HEPG sites, you accept and agree to be bound by these terms. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this website or download materials.
About the site
Welcome to the website of the Harvard Education Publishing Group (HEPG), a division of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education
. The mission of HEPG is to contribute to the knowledge and greater understanding of educational issues that are of central importance in our society today. We are committed to serving as a forum for different perspectives within the field of education and to participating in current debates through a variety of media. We publish the Harvard Educational Review
, Case Studies in Education
, and books under the imprint Harvard Education Press
. We continue to support the Harvard Education Letter Archive
. The material on this site and our publications are intended for the educational, personal, and non-commercial use of our subscribers, registered users, guests, and visitors.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe your copyright has been violated on this website, please notify us as provided at Reporting Copyright Infringements
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Linking to our site
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Links to other sites
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Changes to the Site or Elements
We reserve the right at any time in our sole discretion to cease providing any content, to change or discontinue any aspect or element of the site, or to cease making the site available.
Changes to Terms
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Harvard Education Publishing Group
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The effective date of this policy is February 24, 2010.
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