• Race & Equity
  • Counseling & Human Development
June 16, 2017

A 5-week culturally-based therapeutic program directed by Postdoctoral Fellow Riana Anderson empowers African American youth and their parents to confront racial trauma and stress together.

 

  • News from Penn GSE
June 19, 2017

The 2017 awards bring Penn GSE’s faculty to a total of five fellowships in the past four years.

  • Higher Education
June 7, 2017

In his book Selling Hope and College, Posecznick examines the educational, financial, and ethical pressures on admissions officers at a non-selective college. 

  • Higher Education
  • Race & Equity
May 31, 2017

A noted education historian, Gasman’s areas of expertise include the history of American higher education, historically black colleges and universities, minority serving institutions, African American leadership, and fundraising and philanthropy. The Chair was donated by the Berkowitz family in order to facilitate a study of ethnic relations, cultural pluralism, and diversity as they relate to education.

The Educator's Playbook

Penn GSE faculty distill their research in this useful newsletter for K-12 educators. In the latest issue, Janine Remillard and Caroline Brayer Ebby help math teachers create local math curriculum.

Awards & Honors

With a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Caroline Ebby developed and piloted research-based formative assessment tools and routines for the early elementary grades. She and her team will be providing professional development and ongoing support throughout the 2017-18 school year for 275 School District of Philadelphia teachers. Dr. Ebby is collaborating with the Ongoing Assessment Project to translate research findings on student learning of number and operations into ways for teachers to regularly assess student understanding and develop targeted instructional responses. 

(Posted 4/13/2017)

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher has been elected to the Comparative and International Educational Society (CIES) Board of Directors. She will serve a three year term. The society's over 2,500 members conduct research that focuses on schools, students, teachers and administrators, and on issues spanning early childhood and basic education to secondary and higher education, as well as non-formal education and life-long learning.

(Posted 4/7/2017)