• Philly Impact
January 27, 2016

To illustrate Penn GSE’s projects and partnerships in the city, the school launched an interactive and evolving “heat map.” 


  • Innovation
February 11, 2016

Seven early-stage education companies spent six months working in the Education Design Studio to refine their businesses. 

  • Innovation
February 8, 2016

The Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition is accepting entries through February 23. 

  • Higher Education
February 1, 2016

Ruiz, who researches federal higher education policy, student financial aid, and pre-college interventions, was one of ten students selected nationwide.

The Educator's Playbook

Penn GSE faculty distill their research in this useful newsletter for K-12 educators. In the latest issue, Sigal Ben-Porath on combating anti-Muslim rhetoric.

Awards & Honors

Gasman leads Pathways to the Professoriate, a $5.1 million program supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to increase the number of Hispanic professors on campuses across the US.  

Perna will lead a project with the College Promise Campaign, funded by Civic Nation, to develop a comprehensive database of College Promise Programs. This project will also compile research on the topic, make recommendations for promise programs, and develop a three-year research agenda.

The Institute of Education Sciences awarded Laura Desimone and Andy Porter a $10-million, 5-year grant to lead a center on the Common Core and other college-readiness standards.