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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.

Who Is Marybeth Gasman?

July 21, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is profiled for her study of historically black colleges and universities.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 26, 2010

Penn GSE Launches U.S.-China Future Leaders Program

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education-International is partnering with Beijing University and East China Normal University to create the U.S.-China Future Leaders Program to develop close relationships among young leaders and improve mutual understanding and respect.


Twenty students from universities in the U.S. and China are participating in this two-month program.  For one month the students will live in China and for one month they will live in the U.S.

Education Inventors Get Boost Under New Programs

July 23, 2010

Doug Lynch of the Graduate School of Education says, "Let's create a Silicon Valley around education."

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact: Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 22, 2010

Traveling as a Professor

July 13, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on how normal discourse while traveling often leads to research topics.

There's Something Good Happening in Texas

July 1, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on Paul Quinn College, a historically black college in Texas.

At 100 Years Old, NCCU Seeks a Solid Future

July 9, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses a North Carolina Central University symposium on historically black colleges and universities.