Graduate School of Education

The Quality Question

August 29, 2010

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education and the Learning Alliance for Higher Education discusses the state of higher education and is cited for his book “Making Reform Work: The Case for Transforming American Higher Education.

A Reset for Higher Education

August 22, 2010

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on the state of higher education in the U.S.

NCCU Wants Greater Attire Awareness

August 24, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says historically black colleges often have a higher standard for dress codes.

Audio: Prof. Gets On Planes And Into Conversations About Race

August 13, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses her research on African-American history and higher education.

Audio: Fisk University: An American Treasure Worth Supporting

August 16, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog post on Fisk University.

Obama on Education: “The Economic Issue of Our Time”

August 11, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses President Obama’s agenda for historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Theloop21.com

Sending the Wrong Message About Historically Black Colleges

August 11, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog post on mission clarity at historically black colleges and universities.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 12, 2010

Penn Graduate School of Education Finalizing $54M Grant to Evaluate National Reading Program

PHILADELPHIA — A planned $54 million Investing in Innovation federal grant will bring $4 million to Penn GSE’s Consortium for Policy Research in Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education to evaluate the effectiveness of a national program aimed at strengthening literacy among struggling first-graders in underperforming schools. Penn is part of a 16-university consortium working on this project.

Candy Land to the Rescue!

August 2, 2010

Janine Remillard of the Graduate School of Education says board games can be an excellent educational tool for children.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Institutional Level Strategies for Retaining Men of Color

August 2, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on university student retention plans.