Graduate School of Education

For DSU, Moving Forward Means a Focus on Sciences

June 22, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses research at historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

Philadelphia Public School Students Improve PSSA Scores

June 17, 2010

Elliot Weinbaum of the Graduate School of Education comments on Philadelphia public school test scores.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Video: America Speaks

June 16, 2010

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement discusses the America Speaks Philadelphia public forums.

Article Source: WCAU-TV (Philadelphia)

HBCUs Need a Culture of Philanthropy

June 4, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on resource management for historically black colleges and universities.

Studying Engineering Before They Can Spell It

June 13, 2010

Janine Remillard of the Graduate School of Education discusses an early-education engineering program.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 14, 2010

Rebecca Maynard of Penn GSE to Serve as NCEE Commissioner

PHILADELPHIA – Rebecca Maynard of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education has been named commissioner of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.

The appointment was announced by John Easton, director of the U. S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.

Lessons Learned From ‘Setting the Agenda for Historically Black Colleges and Universities’

June 8, 2010

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

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 9, 2010

Penn Hosts “Our Budget, Our Economy,” National, Interactive Discussion in 18 Cities

PHILADELPHIA — The Penn Project on Civic Engagement is co-chairing the local organizing team in Philadelphia, the origination city, for ”Our Budget, Our Economy,” an AmericaSpeaks national town meeting on Saturday, June 26, at 3801 Market St. 

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820 June 4, 2010

Cheating-Prevention Software Takes $25,000 Prize in Milken-Penn GSE’s Education Business Plan Competition

PHILADELPHIA — Two men from Texas have won $25,000 in the only business plan competition designed to use innovation to improve education.

Leader of Liberal-Education Group Takes Stand Against 3-Year Degrees

June 3, 2010

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education and the Learning Alliance for Higher Education argues for a three-year bachelor’s-degree program.