Education

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

Vice President Biden Hosts Amy Gutmann

September 21, 2010

 President Amy Gutmann discusses Recovery Act funding at the White House.

Article Source: Associated Press

At White House Meeting, Biden Touts Stimulus Spending on University Research

September 21, 2010

President Amy Gutmann meets with Vice President Biden at the White House to discuss Recovery Act funding.

Donation Brings Hope to Coconut Creek-Based Nonprofit

September 18, 2010

Brittany Young, student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is featured for creating A Spring of Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing fresh water to schools in Africa.

'A Family Feeling'

September 19, 2010

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

Article Source: Houston Chronicle

'All-Campus' Approach to Black College Fund Raising

September 14, 2010

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

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

AUDIO: Black Colleges Struggle With Graduation Rates

September 13, 2010

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

Article Source: National Public Radio

An Online HBCU Degree?

September 5, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on the possibility of historically black colleges offering online education.

Critics: Obama ‘Out of Touch’ With U.S.

August 17, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice says the “Ground Zero” mosque debate “is an opportunity for Americans to get past their fear of Islam.” 

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

California to Use New Type of Nationwide School Tests

September 3, 2010

Elliot Weinbaum of the Graduate School of Education comments on California’s newly proposed standardized-testing methods.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Running Jogs the Academic Mind

August 29, 2010

Sarah Barringer Gordon of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Law School is cited for her book “The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America,” and says running helps jump start the mind.