Penn GSE News
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September 21, 2022

Two Penn GSE students share their enriching experiences as interns in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Penn GSE News
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September 15, 2022

A seven-year project shows that standards-based reform has not lived up to its promise, but it also provides a big-picture perspective of what worked — and didn’t work — in the implementation process. This knowledge holds lessons for education leaders as they undertake future reforms aimed at improving instruction and advancing student achievement.

Penn GSE News
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September 13, 2022

La India Santos runs a social media profile called Flying Phirst Klass, which encourages young people to travel to less popular destinations and connect with local cultures.

Penn GSE News
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September 8, 2022

Pushups. Pullups. Sprints. Rows. Thirty students and alumni went to America’s preeminent military academy to catch up with their classmates. Along the way, they tried to catch their breath.

Press Releases
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September 1, 2022
This year’s finalists use digital tools, original music, and more to promote college readiness, mental health, and inclusivity. They will present their ideas at an October 12 virtual pitch competition.
Penn GSE News
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August 31, 2022
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Dean Pam Grossman travels to Norway this week to celebrate her acceptance of the Doctor Honoris Causa award from the University of Oslo. She is the sole recipient of the school’s educational doctorate, while other industry leaders will receive the award for their work in areas such as law, medicine, and mathematics.

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 29, 2022
, The New York Times

How bad is the teacher shortage? Depends on where you live.

How bad is the teacher shortage? The answer depends on where you live, according to an article in the New York Times. Jacey Fortin and Eliza Fawcett spoke with experts and educators from across the country, including Richard Ingersoll.

Penn GSE News
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August 29, 2022

"I’ve spent my adult life studying the ways that human beings imagine education, across space and time," wrote Zimmerman, a leading historian of education. "In a diverse nation, what should kids learn? And who should decide that?"

Abby Reisman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 27, 2022
, Philadelphia Magazine

How do we teach history in America today?

Abby Reisman joins five other Philadelphia educators to discuss American history, equity and inclusion, critical race theory, and other hot-button issues schools and teachers face in 2022.

Penn GSE News
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August 24, 2022
a teacher in front of a class

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher reveals the “hidden curriculum” you get when you have a professor as a parent.

Howard C. Stevenson, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 17, 2022
, Word in Black

Here’s how Black boys can cope with racial and gender violence

Howard Stevenson speaks about the PLAAY Project, which prepares Black male youth to cope with crisis and high-stress situations through sports.

Penn GSE News
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August 16, 2022
Man with crossed arms in front of bookshelf

Being chronically absent means missing 10 percent or more of the school year. "It's happening across the nation,” says Gottfried, who spoke with the San Francisco Examiner for a recent story. “And the data show it's particularly bad in big cities.”

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 10, 2022
, Oregon Capital Chronicle

Oregon schools lean heavily on emergency teachers, including untrained ones

Research from Richard Ingersoll shows that nearly half of teachers nationwide quit within their first five years on the job.

Penn GSE News
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August 10, 2022
a student reads a book

A team of emerging Penn GSE professionals earned valuable on-the-ground training as counselors this summer, teaching kids tools such as breathing, mindfulness, and motivation.

Penn GSE News
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August 9, 2022
teacher in front of a math classroom

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Responsive Math Teaching project shows Philadelphia teachers and students how rewarding math can be.

Michael A. Gottfried, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 5, 2022
, San Francisco Examiner

A quarter of San Francisco public school students were chronically absent last year

Michael Gottfried outlines the four distinct ways that students are impacted by chronic absence, as well as the factors that contribute to it.

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