The Kids Integrated Data System: A collaboration of Penn, the City of Philadelphia, and the School District of Philadelphia that maintains one of the nation's first fully-integrated archival systems of municipal data for children and youth. Read more.
Evidence-Based Program for the Integration of Curricula: A federally funded project to create a Head Start curriculum that integrates reading, math, approaches to learning, and social/emotional skills. Read more.
SPARK!: An out-of-school program that introduces underrepresented Philadelphia students in grades 4-8 to science and technology and real-world problem-solving using the engineering design process. Read more.
iTest-nano: A collaboration of Penn and the School District of Philadelphia. Aims to introduce the fields of nanotechnology and medical and bioengineering research into the secondary science classroom through standards-aligned curriculum. Read more.
Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center aims to help prevent violence and aggression in the lives of young people in West and Southwest Philadelphia. Read more
MetroMath: A multi-disciplinary collaboration involving faculty with expertise in mathematics, urban education, mathematics education, cognitive science, urban studies, psychology, and educational policy. Read more
Center for Collaborative Research and Practice in Teacher Education brings together colleagues from Penn GSE, across Penn, and the School District of Philadelphia whose research and practice address teacher education. Read more.
Consortium for Policy Research in Education: A joint effort of the graduate schools of education at Penn, Harvard, Stanford, the University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Focuses on school reform, governance, policy, and finance. Read more
National Center on Fathers and Families aims to improve the lives of children and families by helping fathers become more effectively involved in family life. Read more
National Center on Adult Literacy / International Literacy Institute provides a comprehensive, intergenerational approach to the problems of literacy. Read more