Penn GSE Newsroom

  • News from Penn GSE
March 12, 2019

Penn’s Graduate School of Education has moved into the #2 position in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 rankings for graduate schools of education – its highest ranking ever. The ranking marks the fourth consecutive year Penn GSE has been in the top 5.



Gabrielle Oliveira
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Global Initiatives
March 7, 2019

Gabrielle Oliveira’s nuanced and complex look at Mexican families, Motherhood Across Borders: Immigrants and Their Children in Mexico and New York, was awarded the first Ethnography in Education Book Award.


Sigal Ben-Porath
  • Higher Education
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
March 5, 2019

Writing in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sigal Ben-Porath said the president’s proposal drifts into “thought-police territory.”


  • News from Penn GSE
February 28, 2019

The weekly series is organized by Penn GSE Wellness Coordinator Jinxi Yu.


The Educator's Playbook

Penn GSE faculty distill their research in this useful newsletter for K-12 educators. In the latest issue, John Gamba explains how teachers can turn an idea for improving education into a business..

Awards & Honors

Susan Yoon has been inducted as a 2019 Fellow of the International Society of the Learning Sciences. The ISLS Fellows program recognizes highly accomplished scholars who have made major contributions to the field of the Learning Sciences since its inception nearly three decades ago. 
(Posted 3/13/2019)

Sharon Wolf has received the inaugural Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award from the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness. The award recognizes an early career scholar whose work has advanced rigorous research relevant to educational practice. 
(Posted 3/13/2019)


by US News & World Report