Penn GSE In the Media

Metro | October 17, 2016

Rand Quinn offers insights on the nature of the debate on charter schools versus public schools.

 

AlterNet | October 12, 2016

"Teaching has always been a poorly paid profession, particularly considering its educational requirements and responsibilities. Part of the reason for the lower pay is that at the dawn of the modern public-school system, teaching was considered 'women’s work,' and thus the second income in families," according to Richard Ingersoll.

 

The Washington Post | October 11, 2016

Marybeth Gasman writes about the reactions she received by people who read her essay from The Washington Post regarding why universities don't hire faculty of color. 

 

The Washington Post | October 8, 2016

Donald Trump's comments about women are dominating the news this weekend. But Shaun Harper writes in the Washington Post that this is a much bigger problem than Trump.

 

The Associated Press | October 6, 2016

Parents, teachers and counselors alike need to talk with children of all ages about the kind of weight bullying happening in the Trump campaign, says Linda Lucker Leibowitz. 

 

EdCircuit | October 3, 2016

"I believe it is critically the role of the librarians to train students with the skill to say, 'Okay, let's look at what makes the information good information'," says Eleni Miltsakaki.

 

Philadelphia Inquirer | October 2, 2016

Jonathan Zimmerman pens an op-ed about having conversations about Islam in the classroom.

 

Washington Post | October 2, 2016

Shaun Harper comments on a school’s reaction to a student’s depiction of racism in America.

 

Inside Higher Ed | September 29, 2016

Peter Eckel describes the wrong questions that institutional boards often ask themselves, as well as those they should ask but frequently don't.

USA Today | September 28, 2016

“If this can happen at the level of preschool, perhaps it could happen at other levels as well," said Howard Stevenson, commenting on a new study that implicit racial bias begins in preschool.

 

The Associated Press | September 27, 2016

Citing Joni Finney's recent report that found that investment in merit aid is outpacing need-based aid, this AP piece discusses the reasons why colleges and universities are increasing merit aid to attract students from wealthier backgrounds.

 

The Hechinger Report | September 20, 2016

Marybeth Gasman shares her thoughts on the reasons why more faculty of color are not being hired by colleges.

 

The 74 | September 20, 2016

Matthew Steinberg's new Chicago study found teacher evaluation reform could improve the overall quality of teachers.

 

The Hechinger Report | September 14, 2016

Richard Ingersoll is quoted about teacher retention and minority teacher recruitment.

 

Chronicle of Higher Education | September 11, 2016

Jonathan Zimmerman writes that colleges should advise students to limit their digital technology use in the classrooms and dorms.

 

The Hechinger Report | August 30, 2016

Joni Finney's College Affordability Diagnosis  is cited in this article on Southern universities and colleges disproportionate loss of funding and students.

 

Education Week | August 24, 2016

Shaun Harper comments on the effects on Black and Latino 11th graders of statewide mandatory ACT testing.

 

Time Magazine | August 24, 2016

This article by Time cites Shaun Harper's report that examined disciplinary action in 13 states, finding that black students are suspended and expelled at much higher rates than their percentage of the student population.

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer | August 8, 2016

Yasmin Kafai will help design an educational version of the Microbial Design Studio, a new genetic engineering machine, for high schools and community colleges.

 

Slate | August 8, 2016

In this podcast, Nelson Flores says Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine's fluency in Spanish appeals more to white liberals than Latino voters.

 

The Atlantic | August 4, 2016

Nelson Flores says bilingual education, once opposed in America's recent past, is "now... framed as something that's good for all children—something that can help people get jobs as part of the global economy."

Washington Post | August 4, 2016

Pam Grossman discusses educational disruption's potential consequences for children, and offered ideas for research-supported reform in education.

Philadelphia Inquirer | July 29, 2016

Finney said Clinton needs to get state support for college affordability proposal.

The Journal Standard | July 27, 2016

Jonathan Supovitz explains the reasons why Common Core's future is looking more and more uncertain.

 

PBS NewsHour | July 26, 2016

"I think...both Senator Sanders and Secretary Clinton understood this is a movement to be taken seriously," says Shaun Harper in a video report.

 

Philadelphia Inquirer | July 24, 2016

"You can call Philadelphia and they'll say they've had shortages all year," says Richard Ingersoll, "[b]ut call up Lower Merion and they'll say they have a waiting list three miles long."

Times Higher Education | July 21, 2016

“They came; they conquered very little; and now they face substantially diminished prospects,” says Bob Zemsky. 

The New York Times | July 16, 2016

Joni E. Finney, the director of the Institute for Research on Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania, said Mrs. Clinton’s plan could make a meaningful dent in an important problem. 

 

The New York Times | July 8, 2016

Joni Finney cited on cost of college in analysis of Clinton's higher education policy proposal. 

 

Connecticut Post | July 6, 2016

According to Joni Finney's College Affordability Diagnosis, it’s almost impossible to work one’s way through state college without incurring debt.