Special Topic: COVID-19

Between closed schools, online learning, and a disrupted college admissions process, the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping education in real-time. Penn GSE’s experts are sharing expertise and creating solutions for educators, learners, parents, and families while examining the global ramifications for policy and practice.

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Kat Stein
Executive Director of Penn GSE Communications
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Project SHIELD co-founders Evan Weinstein, Michael Wong, Tiffany Yau, and John Gamba.


Collaborating to shield doctors

Penn GSE Entrepreneur-in-residence John Gamba teamed with three other Penn alums to produce no-cost protective face shields for medical workers.

More Penn GSE COVID-19 Coverage

Robert M. Zemsky, Penn GSE

In the Media | March 26, 2020, The Chronicle of Higher Education

Will Coronavirus Close Your College for Good?

For 20 percent of institutions, this may be an existential moment, says Robert Zemsky.


A child sits at a computer working on an online learning exercise.

Penn GSE News | March 6, 2020

The coronavirus may force American schools to teach online. Are they ready?

We asked online education expert Ryan Baker what school leaders and parents should be thinking about it. His advice: be flexible — and don’t discount library books.

Media Inquiries

Kat Stein
Executive Director of Penn GSE Communications
(215) 898-9642
katstein@gse.upenn.edu

Jeff Frantz
Senior Associate Director of Penn GSE Communications
(215) 898-3269
frantzj@gse.upenn.edu