Education

Term to be applied to all education articles, not just Penn-specific articles or those dealing with higher education.
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Media Contact:John Donges | jdonges@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-4234February 21, 2013

Penn Vet’s Nicola Mason and Penn Medicine and Penn Nursing’s Yvonne Paterson Win One Health Award

PHILADELPHIA — Nicola Mason and Yvonne Paterson have been named this year’s recipients of the University of Pennsylvania

How Will the Common Core Standards Affect Black Colleges, Teachers and Students?

February 20, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors an op-ed about the effect of the Common Core State Standards on HBCUs.

Article Source: Washinton Post
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820
Media Contact:Linda Breitstein | lindabre@exchange.upenn.edu | 215-898-1112February 19, 2013

Upper Darby Asks Residents to Weigh In on School Budget Cuts

February 18, 2013

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education comments on the Penn Project for Civic Engagement.

Article Source: Philly.com

College Scorecard Offers Online Comparison of Net Costs

February 19, 2013

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about college costs.

Article Source: Newsworks
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194February 15, 2013

Penn’s Rebecca Stein Will Engage Online Economics Students in the ‘Active Sport’ of Learning

Many professors who embark on teaching a massive open online class, or MOOC, may be apprehensive about conveying their subject material to thousands.

College Tips for Juniors From an Ivy League Dean

February 13, 2013

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions’ appearance on the “Today Show” is highlighted.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: College Searching Tips from an Ivy League Dean

February 13, 2013

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions gives advice to students and parents about finding the best choice.

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Boys’ Classroom Behavior Impacts Grades, Study Finds

February 10, 2013

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education shares his perspective on gender roles/stereotypes and education.

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Penn Professor Brings Calculus to the Masses Through Coursera

February 11, 2013

Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for teaching an online calculus class.

Article Source: Philly.com