About the Center

The Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education unites scholars from Penn GSE and other academic disciplines across the University who do research on race, racism, campus climates, and topics pertaining to equity in education. Principally, the Center aims to publish cutting-edge implications for education policy and practice.

From the RaceEquityEd Blog

Race Lessons from Ferguson: Back to School, Not Back to Normal
By Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

Children returned to school today in Ferguson, Missouri, just 16 days after a White police officer shot and killed an unarmed African American teenager. The start of the academic year there was delayed by seven school days amid protests... read more