Graduate School of Education

When Students Are Silenced

May 24, 2011

Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective on the effects of silencing the voices and opinions of students.

Article Source: Education Week

Asian American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions Get More Attention

June 3, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on institutions that serve Asian-American and Pacific Islander students.

Tuskegee University: An Honorable Track Record

June 1, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education offers her views on the history and future of a historically black university.

Morehouse, Norfolk State, Paul Quinn Awarded $50K “Models of Success” Grant

May 31, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education helps select three historically black colleges and universities to receive $50,000 grants.

Article Source: HBCU Digest

How Big a Chance Are the Common Core Standards?

June 1, 2011

Dean Andy Porter of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for his research on the Common Core standards.

Article Source: Education Week
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Media Contact:Andrew Shinn | ashinn@upenn.edu | 215-573-8386May 31, 2011

Former Gov. Rendell, Leaders in Education Address the Gap Between Labor Markets and Education

PHILADELPHIA  -- At last week’s “Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs in Metropolitan America: The Policy, Practice and Research Issues” conference, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said that Congress is asked every year for more work visas to staff computer programming jobs because there are no Americans willing or capable to fill those jobs. 

While firmly in support of immigration to invigorate the United States, Rendell asked: “Why aren’t our kids able to fill those jobs?  Because the education system fails.” 

Creating the Next Generation of Black Physicists

May 30, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on the future of black physicists.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 26, 2011

Nine Finalists to Compete June 9 in Milken-Penn GSE’s Second Annual Education Business Plan Competition

PHILADELPHIA — Innovative solutions to recurring problems in education will take center stage at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education on June 9 when entrepreneurs compete in the second annual Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition, the only business plan competition specifically aimed at stimulating educational entrepreneurship and using innovation to improve education.

The finalists and their projects are:

Will Big Employers Be the Game Changers?

May 19, 2011

Vice Dean Douglas Lynch of the Graduate School of Education shares his views on corporate education.

Article Source: Education Week

How to Paint a Better Portrait of HBCUs

May 1, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors an opinion on how to illustrate a better picture of historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Academe Online