Researchers link Policy Shift in Illinois With Decline in Higher-Education Performance

November 15, 2011

A Graduate School of Education study on education policy changes is cited.

DMN Editorial Board Weighs in on Teach for America in DISD

November 15, 2011

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research on teacher retention.

Article Source: Dallas Morning News
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820November 15, 2011

In New Study, Penn Researchers Unveil Decline of Higher Education Opportunity and Affordability in Illinois

PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education have found a decade-long decline of higher education opportunity and affordability in Illinois.  They also found that state leaders have abandoned effective policies that once resulted in outstanding performance in higher education.

Financially Needy Students Welcome! (But Don’t Let Them Know)

November 13, 2011

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education contributes her perspective on universities’ need for low-income students.

Walter Kimbrough and the Next Generation of Black-College Presidents

November 3, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective on the future of black-college presidents.

Student Debt Looms Large for a Generation

October 30, 2011

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on student loan debt.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Audio: Colleges Bid for NYC Space

October 28, 2011

Vice Dean Doug Lynch of the Graduate School of Education discusses institutions bidding for real-estate space in New York City.

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Student Loans

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Dr. Laura Perna
Professor, Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania