Burden of College Costs Falling More and More on Students

February 13, 2012

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on funding for higher education.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Corbett Spares Lincoln While Cutting Other Pa. Colleges

February 7, 2012

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education discusses Pennsylvania Gov, Corbett’s plans to cut state funding for certain institutions.

Obama to Announce $100 Million Plan to Train New Educators

February 6, 2012

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education suggests that teacher retention is a major problem.

Article Source: Washington Post

Taking on Robin Hood

February 7, 2012

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on the State of Virginia’s attempt to link financial access to higher education to statewide goals.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

When Black Men Succeed

February 6, 2012

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is featured for his research about black males’ success in college.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820February 6, 2012

Does Merit Pay Really Increase Teacher Retention?

February 1, 2012

Post-doctoral fellow Eleanor Fulbeck of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on teacher retention.

Article Source: Washington Post

No Money Down!

February 2, 2012

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on family and student contributions to pay for college.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 30, 2012

Two Penn GSE Researchers Help Department of Education With College Completion

PHILADELPHIA — Two professors at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Laura Perna and Marybeth Gasman, are in Washington today to participate in the Department of Education’s Evidence-Action-Innovation: A College Completion Symposium.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 30, 2012

Penn Concludes Annual MLK Symposium

The University of Pennsylvania’s African-American Resource Center personnel coordinated with organizations all over campus to create a symposium of social justice-oriented events lasting nearly a month.  Now, they’re wrapping up this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Symposium on Social Change