• Race & Equity
July 13, 2016

Penn GSE’s Howard Stevenson offers advice for parents looking for what to say, and listen for, after a racial incident in the community or in the headlines.

 

  • Education Policy
July 27, 2016

Steinberg told The 74 that research supports including student test scores in teacher evaluations.  

  • Education Policy
July 20, 2016

Parenting Matters, released by the National Academies of Sciences, was written by a committee chaired by Penn GSE’s Vivian Gadsden. 

  • Global Impact
July 11, 2016

Ravitch’s research allows her to work closely with other scholars in India’s educational systems, as well as travel extensively across the country to assess India’s diverse educational contexts in order to offer advice that will guide policy.

The Educator's Playbook

Penn GSE faculty distill their research in this useful newsletter for K-12 educators. In the latest issue, Bobbi Kurshan discusses how educators can better think about using digital tools..

Awards & Honors

A partnership with the School District of Philadelphia Neighborhood Network 2 (West Philadelphia) will build capacity in mathematics instruction and achievement in grades 3-8. Funded by the Carl Haas Foundation & the William Penn Foundation, this project leverages established research and practice relationships between the SDP & Penn GSE’s CPRE in the use of formative assessment in mathematics improvement. 

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation have awarded a combined $1.9 million to professors Dennis Culhane and John Fantuzzo, enabling the continued development and expanded use of Integrated Data Systems, or IDS, for evidence-based policymaking through the Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy, or AISP, initiative. 

Gasman leads Pathways to the Professoriate, a $5.1 million program supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to increase the number of Hispanic professors on campuses across the US.