Education

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

School Reform: The Problems – and Some Solutions

August 28, 2013

Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about co-authoring a new book, Public Education Under Siege.

Article Source: Washinton Post

Obama Seeks to Control College Costs

August 24, 2013

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on college rating systems.

Article Source: Philly.com

Strayer Offers Break on Tuition

August 26, 2013

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education questions if Strayer University’s approach with tuition breaks will be effective.

Article Source: Philly.com

Obama Seeks to Control College Costs

August 23, 2013

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on college rating systems.

Article Source: Philly.com

Target Plans to Let Facebook Users Determine $5 Million Giveaway to Schools

August 14, 2013

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is quoted.

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Historically Black Colleges Try to Change With Times

August 19, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: USA Today

Soliciting Minority Donors: Advice From Scholars of Giving

August 11, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for co-authoring “Engaging Diverse College Alumni: The Essential Guide to Fundraising.”

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To Alienate or to Advance?

August 13, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for researching alumni of color.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 23, 2013

Penn Engineer Mark Harding Learns About Himself Via Teaching

(This is the second in a series about University of Pennsylvania students who took their arguments in support of federal student financial aid to Washington this summer in a project organized by the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services. Other profiles feature students Kristin Thomas and Mounica Gummadi.)

A Philadelphia School’s Big Bet on Nonviolence

July 18, 2013

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses how environmental factors affect academic achievement for black and Latino male students.

Article Source: The Atlantic