Penn GSE News Archive

  • Philadelphia Impact
March 26, 2019

The Penn Project for Civic Engagement hosted “Can We Talk” March 23 at the Liberty Museum.


  • News from Penn GSE
March 21, 2019

The School continues to build on its commitment to high quality research and educational practice.


Penn GSE alum Michael Sorrell
  • Higher Education
March 20, 2019

The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted Sorrell’s transformative work as president of Paul Quinn College.


Gabrielle Oliveira
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Global Initiatives
March 7, 2019

Gabrielle Oliveira’s nuanced and complex look at Mexican families, Motherhood Across Borders: Immigrants and Their Children in Mexico and New York, was awarded the first Ethnography in Education Book Award.


Sigal Ben-Porath
  • Higher Education
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
March 5, 2019

Writing in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sigal Ben-Porath said the president’s proposal drifts into “thought-police territory.”


  • News from Penn GSE
February 28, 2019

The weekly series is organized by Penn GSE Wellness Coordinator Jinxi Yu.


Ebony Elisabeth Thomas in a classroom.
  • Language & Literacy
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
February 26, 2019

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas highlights a few titles for young readers that didn't quite make her annual best-of list for 2018.


Yasmin Kafai teaches a class
  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
February 18, 2019

Fresh from an appearance at a Nobel Prize Dialogue, Penn GSE’s Yasmin Kafai explains why we need to change how we think about digital learning.


Two women look at the painting Education Not Incarceration.
  • Philadelphia Impact
February 15, 2019

The pieces by students at Strawberry Mansion High School, Chester A. Arthur School, and the Juvenile Justice Center adorn Penn GSE after the school’s design sprint challenge.


Students in a class at the Henry C. Lea School study.
  • Philadelphia Impact
February 8, 2019

The Henry C. Lea School, Kensington Health Sciences Academy, and Penn Alexander were highlighted in the School District of Philadelphia's annual school progress report.