• Philly Impact
July 26, 2017

“We need to look beyond education, and beyond school halls, to think about how we can support families and children, and to knit together the services that help children thrive in these conditions,” said Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman. 


  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
August 11, 2017

Nelson Flores told WHYY’s Newsworks there is more to English-proficiency test scores than cultural heritage. 

  • Education Policy
August 10, 2017

The education policy professor told Education Week Neurocore is misusing evidence to mislead the public.

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Education Policy
August 3, 2017

In helping to found the Christina Seix Academy, Education Policy graduate Rob Connor wanted to rethink urban education.

The Educator's Playbook

Penn GSE faculty distill their research in this useful newsletter for K-12 educators. In the latest issue, Janine Remillard and Caroline Brayer Ebby help math teachers create local math curriculum.

Awards & Honors

Susan Yoon received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation for the project, “BioGraph 2.0–Online professional development for high school biology teachers for teaching and learning about complex systems.” The goal is to provide professional development at low to no cost by enabling online access to high quality activities that will include video tutorials, a discussion and collaboration forum, and mechanisms for teachers to share best practices.

(Posted 8/7/2017)

Sharon Wolf received a $56,000 grant as a researcher in the project “Developing, testing, and scaling-up supply- and demand-side interventions to improve kindergarten educational quality in Ghana.” Funded by the World Bank Strategic Evaluation Fund (SIEF), this award is part of a larger project/partnership among the University of Pennsylvania, Innovations for Poverty Action, New York University, and two partner organizations in Ghana. 

(Posted 7/26/2017)