• News from Penn GSE
March 14, 2017

Penn’s Graduate School of Education has been ranked #3 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 rankings for graduate schools of education. The ranking marks the school’s highest performance ever, and the sixth consecutive year Penn GSE has been in the top 10.


  • Philly Impact
March 29, 2017

Since the 2016 election, Penn GSE professor Jonathan Zimmerman, and Harris Sokoloff and Chris Satullo of the Penn Project for Civic Engagement, have been thinking of ways to get Americans talking again. 

  • Race & Equity
March 28, 2017

The Director of Penn GSE’s Leadership for Excellence and Equity Initiatives told Rolling Stone many schools are not prepared for the changes.

  • News from Penn GSE
March 28, 2017

The awardees will be recognized at the annual Celebration of Educators for their outstanding contributions to Penn GSE and the field of education.

The Educator's Playbook

Penn GSE faculty distill their research in this useful newsletter for K-12 educators. In the latest issue, Pam Grossman spurs a better whole classroom discussion.

Awards & Honors

Nelson Flores is the winner of the 2017 AERA Early Career Award in Bilingual Education Research. The award recognizes an individual in the early stages of his or her career whose work stands out for its excellence in moving the field forward. The selection committee also considered each candidate’s potential for continued prominence in bilingual education, and recognized Dr. Flores's potential to add new knowledge to the field. The award will be presented at the 2017 AERA BER SIG business meeting in San Antonio.

(Posted 2/17/2017)

Laura Perna of Penn AHEAD has received a $500,000 grant from the Lumina Foundation for the project, “Improving Equity in Higher Education Attainment in the United States.” Dr. Perna and the Penn AHEAD team will continue their work with the Pell Institute on the Indicators of Higher Education Equity reports, identifying best practices of colleges and universities that enroll and graduate high shares of low-income students.

(Posted 2/15/2017)