Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
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September 14, 2020
, Laredo Morning Times

Despite COVID concerns, economics still driving teacher retirement decisions

“Even if you don’t like your job, if there aren’t other options out there, you’re going to be loath to leave. There aren’t a lot of options out there,” said Richard Ingersoll.

Penn GSE News
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September 11, 2020
A white rose is left inside an engraved name at the 9/11 memorial in New York City.

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher and Deepa Iyer argue that 9/11 curricula should include lessons on the Global War on Terror, Islamophobia and anti-Muslim racism, and community building.

Penn GSE News
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September 10, 2020
A COVID-19 virus.

Yasmin Kafai is piloting a middle school curriculum on epidemics that will debut with a virtual epidemic being launched in the online community Whyville.

Press Releases
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September 1, 2020
This year’s finalists will present their ideas on October 6 in a virtual pitch competition open to the public.
Steve Piltch, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 16, 2020
, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Many private schools are planning to open in person as public schools are stuck online

Steve Piltch said private school enrollment has declined during the last decade. “Whatever the classes were there to begin with, they were smaller than most of the public schools are,” he said. 

Sharon M. Ravitch, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 12, 2020
, Harvard Business Review Online

Why Teaching Through Crisis Requires a Radical New Mindset

“The more we consider this new reality and the new rules it brings into our curriculum and pedagogy, the more grounded, humanizing, and transformational our teaching and courses will become,” Ravitch said.

Penn GSE News
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August 11, 2020
Katie Barghaus speaks at Conquering Kindergarten launch

As podcasts increasingly address current events from racial justice to the pandemic’s effect on education, Penn GSE faculty, students, and alumni are weighing in.

Alan R. Ruby, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 4, 2020
, Times Higher Education (U.K.)

Questions over implementation as India approves system overhaul

Alan Ruby commented on India’s plans to overhaul its higher education system. “The big story is the commitment to growing the total size of the sector by adding 35 million places, effectively doubling the current infrastructure,” he said.  

Penn GSE News
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August 4, 2020
Charlotte Jacobs

Penn GSE’s Charlotte Jacobs and Ramona Weber describe what they have learned researching the experience of Black girls in independent schools. 

Penn GSE News
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July 30, 2020
Jonathan Zimmerman teaching a class.

Considered one of the foremost education historians today, Zimmerman has been listed among Education Week’s annual Top 100 "Edu-Scholars" who influence public discussion in the USA for the past decade.

Penn GSE News
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July 30, 2020
Nkemka Anyiwo, a postdoctoral fellow at Penn GSE’s Racial Empowerment Collaborative

Nkemka Anyiwo, a postdoctoral fellow at Penn GSE’s Racial Empowerment Collaborative, recently told CNN the longtime use of lowercasing the word can ‘operate as an implicit form of racial messaging.’

Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
July 27, 2020
, Newsday

Wanted: A Civilian Coronavirus Corps

Jonathan Zimmerman advocated for a program that would enlist college students and other young adults to support school-aged children with online learning and extracurricular activities in exchange for a small stipend during the pandemic.  

Penn GSE News
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July 21, 2020
Catalyst @ Penn GSE Executive Director Michael Golden, left, and John Gamba, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Director of Innovative Programs at Catalyst.

Lessons on what education might look like in the fall, the value in remote networking, and why conferences might look different in the future.

Penn GSE News
 | 
July 17, 2020
A boardroom with two empty large leather chairs in front of bookcases.

Peter Eckel, an expert on higher education management governance, warns that due to the pandemic, higher education may face a shortage of leadership.

Penn GSE News
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July 16, 2020
Penn GSE's Howard Stevenson

Howard Stevenson is an expert on racial literacy. Here’s what people have asked him this summer.

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