Graduate School of Education

Threat to Black Colleges

November 16, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses a proposal to merge historically black colleges in Mississippi.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

A Close Circle of Friends Is Key.

November 16, 2009
Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education discusses the value of psychological and academic support for students, and Penn’s partnership with the Posse Foundation is cited.
Article Source: Associated Press

Penn GSE, Milken Competition to Focus on Entrepreneurship in Education

November 16, 2009
The Graduate School of Education’s new Milken-Penn GSE entrepreneurial competition is featured.
Article Source: Education Week

APS Bringing in Two National Experts to Review Test Data

November 14, 2009
Dean Andrew Porter of the Graduate School of Education provides expert advice to the Atlanta Public School board.

College Students Find Support in Campus 'Posses'

November 12, 2009
Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education discusses the importance of psychological and academic support for students, and Penn’s partnership with The Posse Foundation is cited.
Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 12, 2009

Penn GSE and 15 APEC Member Economies to Conduct International Study in Science, Math Teacher Preparation

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education-International is teaming with 15 other members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation to conduct an international study on secondary-school teacher preparation, “Identifying Unique and Promising Practices in Math and Science Teacher Education in APEC Economies.”

The 'Reform Math' Problem

November 9, 2009
Katharine Beals of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on math reform and autism.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Research/Policy Divide

November 5, 2009
Joni Finney and Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education say professors’ theoretical contributions often take priority over more practical offerings.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

HBCUs, Student Protest and Lincoln University’s Library

November 2, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on historically black colleges.

Audio: “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane”

October 29, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses a Philadelphia child-abuse case.
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)