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Penn GSE Student Earns Social Entrepreneurship Award
October 13, 2010
            PHILADELPHIA –- Scott Stimpfel, a doctoral student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, will receive the 2010 Social Entrepreneurship Award from the Manhattan Institute on Nov. 4 at the Princeton Club in New York for co-founding and serving as the executive director of Resources for Educational and Employment Opportunities.
Penn GSE Professor to Speak at White House-Sponsored Conference During National HBCU Week
September 1, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — Marybeth Gasman, an associate professor in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, will speak at the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities conference in Washington, D.C., during National HBCU Week, which runs Sept. 12-15.
Penn Graduate School of Education Finalizing $54M Grant to Evaluate National Reading Program
August 12, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — A planned $54 million Investing in Innovation federal grant will bring $4 million to Penn GSE’s Consortium for Policy Research in Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education to evaluate the effectiveness of a national program aimed at strengthening literacy among struggling first-graders in underperforming schools. Penn is part of a 16-university consortium working on this project.
Penn GSE Launches U.S.-China Future Leaders Program
July 26, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education-International is partnering with Beijing University and East China Normal University to create the U.S.-China Future Leaders Program to develop close relationships among young leaders and improve mutual understanding and respect. Twenty students from universities in the U.S. and China are participating in this two-month program.  For one month the students will live in China and for one month they will live in the U.S.
Penn GSE Prof Earns 2010 Ozell Sutton Medallion of Justice for Impact on Historically Black Colleges
July 22, 2010
  PHILADELPHIA — Marybeth Gasman, an associate professor in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been awarded the 2010 Ozell Sutton Medallion of Justice for her research into and advocacy for historically black colleges and universities.  The Medallion honors someone committed to enhancing civil rights and promoting justice for all.
Penn Graduate School of Education Researchers Head to Haiti to Improve Long-Term Educational Leadership
June 28, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — Sharon Ravitch, a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, will lead a team of researchers to Haiti on July 15 to launch an educational-redevelopment project aimed at helping to rebuild the country’s academic infrastructure.January’s earthquake in Haiti killed nearly 1,300 teachers, leaving a massive void in educational leadership.
Rebecca Maynard of Penn GSE to Serve as NCEE Commissioner
June 14, 2010
PHILADELPHIA – Rebecca Maynard of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education has been named commissioner of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance. The appointment was announced by John Easton, director of the U. S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.
Penn Hosts “Our Budget, Our Economy,” National, Interactive Discussion in 18 Cities
June 9, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — The Penn Project on Civic Engagement is co-chairing the local organizing team in Philadelphia, the origination city, for ”Our Budget, Our Economy,” an AmericaSpeaks national town meeting on Saturday, June 26, at 3801 Market St. 
Cheating-Prevention Software Takes $25,000 Prize in Milken-Penn GSE’s Education Business Plan Competition
June 4, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — Two men from Texas have won $25,000 in the only business plan competition designed to use innovation to improve education.
Finalists to Compete June 3 in Milken-Penn GSE’s Education Business Plan Competition
May 24, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — Innovative solutions to recurring problems in education will take center stage at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education on June 3, competing for the inaugural Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition. The finalists and their projects are: