Laura Perna and graduate student Kata Orosz of the Graduate School of Education are mentioned for a book review of Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free: How to Decrease Cost and Increase Quality at American Universities.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education uses herself as an example of what a Pell Grant can do for a student from a low-income family.
May graduate Tania Chairez never planned to become an activist, but soon after she arrived at the University of Pennsylvania as a freshman, she found a new calling. Chairez became an advocate for undocumented residents of the United States.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “The data just shows that these institutions are playing this deeply disproportionate role with respect to Blacks in higher education.”
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education says, “Teachers bring with them cultural assumptions to the classroom and to the children they interact with.”