Graduate School of Education

Teaching Today’s Students About Delayed Gratification

December 8, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education contributes her views about understanding delayed gratification.

State Takeovers of Other Districts Have Had Mixed Results

December 11, 2011

Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education comments on research about the effectiveness of state takeovers on school districts.

Article Source: New York Times

Hazing-Related Death Shocks FAMU Band Alums

December 12, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on HBCUs using sports and marching bands to attract prospective students.

Illinois Higher Education Floundering, Government Corruption Part of the Problem: Study

December 5, 2011

Laura Perna and Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education are cited for their study of the Illinois higher-education system.

Article Source: Huffington Post

A New Kind of Public Funding

December 1, 2011

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on public financing of higher education.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Confronting Ignorance and Prejudice in Public Forums

November 28, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective about tackling ignorance and prejudice in public settings.

Researchers link Policy Shift in Illinois With Decline in Higher-Education Performance

November 15, 2011

A Graduate School of Education study on education policy changes is cited.

DMN Editorial Board Weighs in on Teach for America in DISD

November 15, 2011

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research on teacher retention.

Article Source: Dallas Morning News
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 15, 2011

In New Study, Penn Researchers Unveil Decline of Higher Education Opportunity and Affordability in Illinois

PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education have found a decade-long decline of higher education opportunity and affordability in Illinois.  They also found that state leaders have abandoned effective policies that once resulted in outstanding performance in higher education.

Financially Needy Students Welcome! (But Don’t Let Them Know)

November 13, 2011

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education contributes her perspective on universities’ need for low-income students.