Graduate School of Education

Teaching Outside the Classroom

June 28, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on unconventional teaching methods.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 28, 2010

Penn Graduate School of Education Researchers Head to Haiti to Improve Long-Term Educational Leadership

PHILADELPHIA — Sharon Ravitch, a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, will lead a team of researchers to Haiti on July 15 to launch an educational-redevelopment project aimed at helping to rebuild the country’s academic infrastructure.

January’s earthquake in Haiti killed nearly 1,300 teachers, leaving a massive void in educational leadership.

HBCUs Struggle With Lag in Academic Progress by Student Athletes

June 25, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says there is inequity when it comes to donations at historically black colleges and universities.

Charters Score and Soar: Tests Prove It's Top Teaching That Makes Success

June 22, 2010

Graduate School of Education researchers study charter schools in New York.

Article Source: New York Daily News

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.