Terms and Conditions of Use of this Website
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About the Site
Welcome to the website of the Harvard Education Publishing Group (HEPG), a division of the Harvard 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. 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.
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Changes to the Site or Elements
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Changes to Terms
HEPG may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of HEPG websites will mean you accept those changes, and you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. The materials provided on these websites are protected by law, including, but not limited to, United States copyright laws and international treaties.
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The effective date of this policy is July 21, 2023.