Eleven researchers from Penn GSE have made Education Week’s 2017 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings list. Of these, nine are members of the School’s standing faculty, which represents nearly a quarter of that group.
The list, created by Rick Hess, the Director of Public Policy at the American Enterprise Institute, recognizes scholars whose work shapes public discussion around education.
Education Week ranked Shaun Harper, Marybeth Gasman, Richard Ingersoll, Jonathan Zimmerman, Laura Perna, Robert Boruch, Andy Porter, Pam Grossman, Vivian Gadsden, and Margaret Goertz. Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology with a secondary appointment at Penn GSE, was also recognized.
Joni Finney comments on how higher education has benefited from tax exemptions but may need to regroup on how more of their resources can benefit lower-income students.
Daniel Wagner explains why the recent withdraw of the U.S from UNESCO is concerning.