Governor Thrusts New Jersey to Fore on Education

January 13, 2011

James Lytle of the Graduate School of Education comments on charter schools and on competition in education.

Article Source: New York Times

New Top Fundraiser at NCCU is Optimistic

January 10, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on historically black colleges and universities and their approaches in raising money through alumni.

Article Source: Herald Sun

Erasing the N-Word in Huck Finn Erases History

January 6, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on a new version of the novel that omits the racial slur.

Penn's Stepping Up

In grateful recognition of the 103,000 donors who "stepped up" in support of Penn's Making History campaign in 2009 and 2010, the student a cappella group known as the Penny Loafers created a musical tribute to the University, starring a cast of alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends.

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Teacher Salaries Issue Sharpens Across Region

December 20, 2010

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences says American teachers are paid less than their counterparts in other countries.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

How to Have That ‘Adult Conversation’ on Taxes

December 19, 2010

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education shares his views on the Obama tax deal.

The Case for City Zoning Reforms

December 13, 2010

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education shares his perspective on city zoning and the residents it affects.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Separate Is Not Equal; Black Colleges Sue State

December 12, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education weighs in a case involving Maryland’s inadequate funding of its historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Moving Past ‘Doing More With Less’

December 7, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses how historically black colleges and universities make the most out of the little resources they have.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 6, 2010

Sharon Ravitch of Penn’s Graduate School of Education Named Advisor for Haitian Ministry of Education

PHILADELPHIA –- Sharon Ravitch, a senior lecturer in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been named senior international advisor to the Haitian Ministry of Education for its Education Reconstruction Plan, designed to rebuild the nation’s education system.

Creutzer Mathurin, a senior leader in the Ministry, formalized an agreement today at Penn, solidifying Ravitch’s and GSE’s role in rebuilding the Haitian educational infrastructure.