Penn GSE News
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February 23, 2024

The program at Penn GSE stands out in providing direct feedback from trained observers.

Penn GSE News
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February 19, 2024
Felix Rosado, the program coordinator for Healing Futures with the Youth Art & Self-empowerment Project (YASP) and an adjunct professor at Chestnut Hill College, delivers a keynote to an audience of high school students in front of a projector screen with his headshot and name on it in a lecture hall.

The Office of School and Community Engagement and HEARD co-sponsored the symposium, uniting nearly 175 students in a collaborative effort with the Workshop School to critically address and devise strategies against the systemic issue of mass incarceration.

Penn GSE News
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February 16, 2024
Nimet Eren, dressed in red attire, stands in her office surrounded by a collection of artifacts that reflect her journey as an educator.

Nimet Eren, a Penn GSE graduate and principal of Kensington Health Sciences Academy, blends innovative education with a community focus.

Joni Finney, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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February 15, 2024

The former Institute for Research on Higher Education director critiques Governor Shapiro’s higher ed funding plan for Pennsylvania, emphasizing the need for sustainable priorities and systemic policy leadership.

Penn GSE News
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February 13, 2024
Headshots of Peter Eckel, Sharon Ravitch, and Karen Weaver

Books by Peter Eckel, Sharon Ravitch, and Karen Weaver explore a wide range of topics including university systems in former Soviet republics, successful leadership mindsets, and the money and politics behind college athletics.

Penn GSE News
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February 9, 2024
Chaz Howard stands with the recipients of the 2023 Projects for Progress awards.

The Professional Counseling Program director’s Positioned for Success project was recognized for academically supporting and mentoring Philadelphia students affected by gun violence and parental incarceration.

Penn GSE News
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February 7, 2024
A yellow School District of Philadelphia school bus parked in front of a school.

The Penn GSE professor and applied economist emphasizes the critical role buses play in ensuring attendance and academic success.

Penn GSE News
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February 6, 2024
Richard Ingersoll

Ingersoll provides critical insights into the evolving nature of teacher preparation across the U.S. in Education Week.

Sigal Ben-Porath, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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February 2, 2024

MRMJJ Presidential Professor Sigal Ben-Porath says faculty must take the lead in fostering constructive dialogue across differences and creating safe environments for open discussion.

Penn GSE News
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January 30, 2024
Penn GSE Senior Fellow Kandi Wiens stands by a podium with a microphone and laptop, holding a remote, smiling to an audience while giving a presentation on burnout.

Her insights emphasize the subtlety and gradual nature of burnout and outline its three primary features.

Penn GSE News
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January 26, 2024
A smartphone is held in the center of the image with the ChatGPT website open on its browser. The phone is above a computer keyboard. You can see that the person has input “explain nuclear fusion in simple terms” as their prompt and the AI is generating an answer in return, illustrating how the program works for end-users.

Ross Aikins found students are finding new ways to use the tools, and AI is especially helpful for international students.

Press Releases
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January 22, 2024
For the first time in the competition’s history, semifinalists get personalized, data-driven support from a start-up advisor through the Catapult virtual accelerator.
Raquel M. Arredondo, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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January 22, 2024

This is the first time the Visiting Scholars Speaker Series has tied into the “One Book” program, where faculty and students read and explore a book as a community.

Penn GSE News
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January 12, 2024
A group of more than 30 teacher education researchers gathered around large round tables in a conference room listen to one of the attendees speaking into a microphone while the presenters stand at the front.

With national data showing an extreme teacher shortage and difficulties hiring qualified candidates, the December gathering focused on actionable practices to prepare people to enter the teaching profession and succeed.

Sigal Ben-Porath, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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January 9, 2024

School administrators across the country are facing political challenges they might not have expected when they entered education. Sigal Ben-Porath, MRMJJ Presidential Professor, recently offered advice in School Administrator magazine for how superintendents and other leaders can navigate these pressures.

Penn GSE News
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January 5, 2024
An illustration with a red-and-white circle target on the left. A bunch of squiggly lines, in a variety of colors, begin at the right and combine in the center to form one strong single line that continues into the bullseye of the target.

A new year means a new version of the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, with the 2024 edition announced yesterday by Education Week. Nine researchers from the University of Pennsylvania made the annual 200-member list, which was created by Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) to gauge the public impact of ed scholars’ contributions.

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