Edward Rock of the Law School, Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts and Sciences and Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School are quoted about online courses taught through Coursera.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will remember Martin Luther King Jr. with its 18th Annual Commemorative Symposium on Social Change, a series of nearly 25 community events Jan. 15-Feb. 1.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on HBCUs such as Tennessee State University that struggle with small endowments and having to rely heavily on students’ tuition.
Patricia Rose of Career Services comments on Teach for America’s campus-outreach strategies.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Teaching has always had a low bar and a wide gate.”
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors a post that lists the top 10 HBCU successes of the past year.
Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Works To Change Child Protection Laws
A lot can change in a year.
One year ago, Pennsylvania’s General Assembly established a Task Force on Child Protection to review child-abuse-reporting procedures and laws. In November, the Task Force issued a 400-page report outlining its proposal for revisions to the child abuse-reporting laws in Pennsylvania.