Education

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

Colleges Join the Ed-Tech Revolution by Nurturing Young Companies

September 23, 2013

Bobbi Kurshan of the Graduate School of Education discusses the announcement of the school’s education incubator.

Analysis: Racial Gap Persists on Ohio State Tests

September 23, 2013

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education comments on the impact of quality preschool education on students’ performance in kindergarten.

Article Source: Associated Press

Audio: In Philly Schools, When Students With Dreams or Traumas Seek Counseling, the Office Is Often Empty

September 18, 2013

Caroline Watts of the Graduate School of Education comments on the counseling environment in Philadelphia public schools.

Nursery Rhymes, Important in Learning to Read, Falling From Favor

September 18, 2013

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about reading ages for children and age appropriate reading material.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Report: State-based Land Grant Funding Falls Short for HBCUs

September 12, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education states that the APLU policy brief findings were not surprising.

No Child Left Untableted

September 12, 2013

Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education comments on teachers and students using tablets in the classroom.

Article Source: New York Times

Will an HBCU Make My Kid Too Black?

September 11, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “Students at more selective HBCUs do incredibly well at highly selective organizations for graduate schools.”

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Analysts Warn Higher Education Headed for a Shakeout

September 8, 2013

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education about higher educational reforms.

Article Source: Diverse

Are Colleges and Universities Ready for a Sea Change in Their Alumni? They Better Be!

September 6, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education blogs about colleges and universities acknowledging a more diverse alumni community.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Are Philly Teachers Underpaid?

September 3, 2013

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about wage cuts for Philadelphia School District teachers.

Article Source: Newsworks