Penn GSE News Archive

  • Teaching & Leadership
March 2, 2015

New podcast series from the Innovations Lab at MCDPEL focuses on real-life challenges submitted by educational leaders. Listeners are left with a cliffhanger and encouraged to problem-solve with their peers via social media.  

  • Education Policy
February 24, 2015

The research is presented in an interactive website that weaves theory with data. Supovitz and his colleagues found, on Twitter, the debate over the standards has become a proxy war for broader political issues. 


  • Philly Impact
February 20, 2015

Adelantedirected by Penn graduate student Noam Osband and executive produced by Penn GSE professor Stanton Wortham, screens on Philadelphia’s WHYY Feb. 20. Osband will also host a campus screening March 30.


  • Race & Equity
February 18, 2015

RISE (Research, Integration, Strategy and Evaluation) for Boys and Men of Color aims to bridge research to practice to improve communities.


  • News from Penn GSE
February 18, 2015

The Edward C. Pomeroy Award recognizes outstanding contributions to teacher education, either through distinguished service to the teacher education community or through the development and promotion of outstanding practices in teacher education at the collegiate, state, or national level. 


  • Education Policy
February 6, 2015

Penn GSE Assistant Professor of Education Policy seeks to share his research and ideas with scholars and senior policymakers to influence K-12 education policy decisions.


  • Innovation
February 4, 2015

Eight new education companies in the $2.1 million dollar Education Design Studio explain how they plan to improve learning.


  • Higher Education
February 3, 2015

Students from the wealthiest families are eight times more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree by age 24, according to the report released with the Pell Institute.  


  • Teaching & Leadership
January 28, 2015

“The publishing business has an imagination gap when it comes to children’s and young adult literature.” 

Thomas, as a periodic reviewer for the Los Angeles Times books section, discusses often-overlooked works that feature children and teens of color, both now and throughout U.S. history.


  • Education Policy
January 26, 2015

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration will focus on an equitable school funding formula, making sure local school boards have control, and improving professional development for educators, Rivera said.