Education

Term to be applied to all education articles, not just Penn-specific articles or those dealing with higher education.

Walking in Another’s Shoes: Paul Quinn College, Food Deserts and an Alternative Spring Break

February 21, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education blogs about Paul Quinn College in Dallas.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

W. Phila. School Is All the Rage: Why Aren’t all the Others?

February 22, 2013

James Lytle of the Graduate School of Education comments on the success of the Penn Alexander School.

Article Source: Philly.com

University of Pennsylvania Plans Centers in Philadelphia and China

February 25, 2013

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Penn’s global initiatives are spotlighted.

Article Source: Philly.com

Editorial: U.D. Schools Seek Public’s Help to Tame Budget Deficit

February 21, 2013

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education comments on the Penn Project for Civic Engagement partnering with the Upper Darby School District.

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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.