Graduate School of Education

Researchers Offer Prescriptions for Retaining Teachers

October 10, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the lack of quali

Article Source: Education Week

Minority-serving Institutions Exist Across the Globe

October 9, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Andrés Castro Samayoa o

Article Source: Diverse

Learning From Minority-Serving Institutions

September 30, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for studying student success at minority-serving instituti

Article Source: Diverse

Harvard-MIT Partnership Opens MOOCs for High Schoolers

September 23, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on supporting students while they use online learning tools.

Article Source: Education Week

Context Matters When Ranking Colleges

September 29, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about the importance of context when ranking colleges.

Article Source: TheHill.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 24, 2014

Student at Penn GSE Cruises From Coast Guard Officer to High School Teacher

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"O Captain! My Captain!" One well-known movie inspired Carl McLaughlin to become a teacher. But, first, he spent some time as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard.

Robin Williams’ performance in “Dead Poets Society” inspired Carl McLaughlin to become a teacher.

Now a student in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, the 27-year-old from Northeast Philadelphia is on his way to inspiring the next generation.

After Leaving UNCF, Labor Union Goes With Thurgood Marshall College Fund

September 21, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education expresses her thoughts on the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees union partnering with TMCF.

Article Source: Diverse

Why ‘No Excuses’ Charter Schools Mold ‘Very Submissive’ Students – Starting in Kindergarten

September 19, 2014

Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about her research on charter schools.

Article Source: Washington Post

The Questions We Must Ask About a Rating System for Higher Education

September 17, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education discusses a rating system for higher education.

Article Source: TheHill.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 15, 2014

Case Study Examines Penn as Global Model for Leadership in Civic Engagement

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“Effective Governance of a University as an Anchor Institution: University of Pennsylvania as a Case Study,” chronicles the history and evolution of Penn's community engagement.

An interdisciplinary team at the University of Pennsylvania points to a successful local engagement program that Penn has employed during two decades as a model for developing cities and communities that thrive both in the United States and internationally.