Graduate School of Education

Black Colleges Examine Their Mission

February 10, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on a history of unequal funding among colleges and universities.

Article Source: USA Today

A Low-cost Strategy for a College Degree

February 9, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on the importance of scholarships for students working while attending community colleges.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Yes, Teacher Morale Really Is Low – Despite a Report to the Contrary

February 5, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for researching teaching autonomy and satisfaction.

Article Source: Washington Post

Where White Means Diversity

February 4, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about creating duplicate degree programs at historically black colleges and universities and traditionally white institutions.

Article Source: New York Times

High School Graduation Rates Reach a High in Maryland

January 28, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education says, “It’s good news that the high school graduation rate among Hispanics has increased, but it still is considerably below the average.”

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 15, 2014

Changing Higher Education: The Center for Minority-Serving Institutions at Penn

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Marybeth Gasman, historian and professor from the Graduate School of Education, is now the director of Penn's new Center for Minority-Serving Institutions, which officially launches with a town hall meeting and opening reception, Jan. 21.

A researcher at the University of Pennsylvania is changing the higher education landscape.

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Media Contact:Leo Charney | lcharney@upenn.edu | 215-746-3430 January 14, 2014

Eight Professors Appointed Penn Fellows

Provost Vincent Price and Vice Provost for Faculty Anita Allen are pleased to announce the appointment of the sixth cohort of Penn Fellows.

More Students Subsidize Classmates’ Tuition

January 9, 2014

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on how higher education institutions are financed.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

‘Tis the Season for Black Nonprofits to Suffer

December 23, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on African-Americans donating more to charities rather than to historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: The Root

Subtract Teachers, Add Pupils: Math of Today's Jammed Schools

December 21, 2013

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about public school population sizes.

Article Source: New York Times