Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education offers her views on the history and future of a historically black university.
Graduate School of Education
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education helps select three historically black colleges and universities to receive $50,000 grants.
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.”
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: