Where Teachers Are Replaceable Widgets, Education Suffers

April 3, 2012

Dean Andrew Porter and Robert Boruch of the Graduate School of Education provide commentary about the future of teachers and education reformers and explain “churn.”

Article Source: Education Week

Wanted: More Under-represented Minority Professors in the Life Sciences

April 2, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education contributes her thoughts about the need for more under-represented-minority professors in the life sciences.

Article Source: Diverse
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 2, 2012

Penn GSE Student Uses Humor to Create Change

David Low is a funny guy. As a teacher in Arizona, he had funny students, and he is convinced they helped get rid of an unnecessary test.

Low, a Ph.D. student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, told the story at a recent meeting for teachers and prospective teachers in suburban Philadelphia.

Claflin University and Alumni Engagement: They Get It!

March 28, 2012

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors a piece on one HBCU’s strategies to encourage alumni philanthropy.

Trayvon Martin: Leading Black Colleges Back to Their Roots

March 28, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on the impact of the death of Trayvon Martin on black colleges.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 26, 2012

Penn Researchers Lead Study on Children in Assisted-housing Programs, Educational Outcomes

PHILADELPHIA – Two University of Pennsylvania researchers from the Graduate School of Education and the School of Social Policy & Practice are leading an interdisciplinary effort to study the educational well-being of children in assisted-housing programs.

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Trayvon Martin: Racial Divides, Stress and Oppression

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Dr. Howard Stevenson
Associate Professor,
Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

 

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