Graduate School of Education

Hite Wants $320M in New Aid Annually for Schools

February 20, 2014

A report from the Graduate School of Education about funding for city schools is cited.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Disadvantaged Children Can Hurt Achievement of Others in Their Classrooms, Study Finds

February 13, 2014

John Fantuzzo of the Graduate School of Education comments on a study about disadvantaged students affecting the achievement of classmates.

Article Source: Washington Post

Five Myths About Minority Serving Institutions

February 12, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education debunks myths about minority serving institutions.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Philadelphia School Chief Faces Down Budget Cuts

February 10, 2014

James Lytle of the Graduate School of Education share his comments on the Philadelphia public school district’s budget issues.

Article Source: New York Times

Black Colleges Examine Their Mission

February 10, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on a history of unequal funding among colleges and universities.

Article Source: USA Today

A Low-cost Strategy for a College Degree

February 9, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on the importance of scholarships for students working while attending community colleges.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Yes, Teacher Morale Really Is Low – Despite a Report to the Contrary

February 5, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for researching teaching autonomy and satisfaction.

Article Source: Washington Post

Where White Means Diversity

February 4, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about creating duplicate degree programs at historically black colleges and universities and traditionally white institutions.

Article Source: New York Times

High School Graduation Rates Reach a High in Maryland

January 28, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education says, “It’s good news that the high school graduation rate among Hispanics has increased, but it still is considerably below the average.”

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 15, 2014

Changing Higher Education: The Center for Minority-Serving Institutions at Penn

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Marybeth Gasman, historian and professor from the Graduate School of Education, is now the director of Penn's new Center for Minority-Serving Institutions, which officially launches with a town hall meeting and opening reception, Jan. 21.

A researcher at the University of Pennsylvania is changing the higher education landscape.