Graduate School of Education

Video: Is College Still Worth It?

June 9, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education joins a discussion about the worth of a college degree.

Article Source: HuffPost Live

The Outrageous Cost of Working Medicine

June 9, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education contributes to an op-ed about the cost of medical school tuition and the costs of working as health-care providers.

Article Source: Washington Post

The Wrong $25 Million?

June 9, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on black colleges and philanthropy.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Moving North Carolina’s HBCUs From the Back of the Bus to the Front

June 3, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the financial state of historically black colleges and universities in North Carolina.

Article Source: Diverse Education

Video: What Does Future Hold for Black Colleges?

May 31, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses alumni fundraising from historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: MSNBC

There Is No Single Measure That Tells Entire Story of Teacher Performance. Multiple Measures Needed

May 28, 2014

Dean Andrew Porter of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his collaborative study, “Instructional Alignment as a Measure of Teaching Quality.”

Audio: Philadelphia’s School Cheating Scandal

May 27, 2014

Dean Andrew Porter of the Graduate School of Education joins a conversation about Philadelphia public school educators charged with crimes connected to cheating.

Why Do Most Black and Latino Students Go to Two-year Colleges?

May 22, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education uses herself as an example of what a Pell Grant can do for a student from a low-income family.

Article Source: Atlantic
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 20, 2014

Penn Prof Testifies at U.S. Senate Hearing on Minority Serving Institutions

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Marybeth Gasman, the director of Penn's Center for Minority Serving Institutions, testified about the importance of MSIs and the many obstacles they surmount.

Marybeth Gasman from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education testified before the United States Senate Committee

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 19, 2014

New Book from Penn GSE Researcher Explores Racial Literacy in Schools

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Penn GSE's Howard Stevenson has written a new book, "Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences that Make a Difference," which shows parents, teachers and administrators how to effectively resolve racially charged conflicts through storytelling.

Racism and racial stereotyping still haunt America’s schools and foster academic underachievement, but “racial literacy” may pave the way toward better understanding and stronger, more successful students.