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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)

Turning Surveys Into Reforms

October 26, 2009
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses higher-education survey results.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Colleges' No-Loan Aid Policies Aren't Easy to Uncover, Study Finds

October 23, 2009
Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education says universities need to do more to communicate their financial-aid policies.

More Than Appearances

October 22, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a piece on Morehouse College’s new dress code.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Getting Girls Engaged in Digital-Game Design

October 21, 2009
Yasmin Kafai of the Graduate School of Education says the digital-game-design field has seen an increase in female employees.
Article Source: Education Week

New Teachers Get Wise Support

October 20, 2009
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses teacher training.
Article Source: Kansas City Star