Education

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

Study: Phila. Schools Do More With Less Than Peers

November 20, 2013

Matthew Steinberg and Rand Quinn of the Graduate School of Education are featured for researching the Philadelphia School District’s “adequacy gap.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Video: Penn President: Increase Need-Based Financial Aid

November 19, 2013

President Amy Gutmann discusses need-based financial aid and loan-forgiveness programs.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Video: Free Online Courses Raise Demand for ‘Real’ College

November 19, 2013

President Amy Gutmann discusses free online courses and the advantages of attending college in person.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

HBCUs Struggling to Keep Up

November 15, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her comments on historically black colleges and universities financial woes.

Article Source: Washington Informer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 14, 2013

Penn Student’s Serendipitous Snapshot Develops Into Award-Winning Image

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For one University of Pennsylvania doctoral student, promoting increased access to education around the globe led to an unanticipated title: award-winning photographer.

For one University of Pennsylvania doctoral student, promoting increased access to education around the globe led to an unanticipated title: award-winning pho

A Young Professor in Camden to Help – and Learn

November 11, 2013

John Dilulio of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about former Penn basketball player and alum Stephen Danley and his commitment to education.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

NCAA Graduation Rates Hitting Record Highs

October 24, 2013

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education shares his thoughts on the NCAA report on graduation rates.

Article Source: ESPN

Tactics Shifting on Subject of ‘Responsible Fatherhood’

October 23, 2013

Vivian Gadsden of the Graduate School of Education is mentioned for encouraging community groups, churches and other institutions to help men strengthen their relationship skills.

Article Source: Washington Times

Grambling State Players Just Showed Everybody Where True Power Lies in College Football

October 22, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her comments on Grambling State University football players taking a stand against the conditions of their athletic facilities.

Article Source: Yahoo Sports

The Whitest Historically Black College in America

October 18, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the impact of historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: National Public Radio