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date: 18 September 2020

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This article provides an insider's view of the appearance of one school of public policy and several thoughts on its developments. It includes an overview of the schools of public policy, from its roots as a distinct profession, to the growth of professional graduate schools in the 1970s. It finally provides a personal perspective on the arrival of the Kennedy School of Government, which became widely recognized as the fourth among Harvard's major professional schools by 1989.

Keywords: schools of public policy, developments, professional graduate schools, Kennedy School of Government

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