Joni Finney, Penn GSE
In the Media
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April 21, 2021
, Chronicle of Higher Education

A system leader sells his vision for remaking public higher ed

Joni Finney is quoted on the effectiveness of the chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. 

Krystal Strong, Penn GSE
In the Media
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April 20, 2021
, Philadelphia Inquirer

Relief, calm, and a sense that ‘justice was served’ as Philadelphia watches Chauvin’s guilty verdict

Krystal Strong is quoted on justice that was not obtained in the verdict of the George Floyd murder trial. 

Penn GSE News
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April 20, 2021
Marcus Wright, a doctoral student in higher education, found that when colleges had to talk about COVID-19, they rarely prioritized first-generation students.

Marcus Wright, a doctoral student in higher education, found that when colleges had to talk about COVID-19, they rarely prioritized first-generation students.

Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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April 13, 2021
, Strada Education Network

How to improve value of higher ed? Increase career support.

Laura Perna pointed to equity gaps in labor market returns for people who hold the same type of college credential, noting that the risk of taking out a loan to attend college isn’t distributed equally in society.

Penn GSE News
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April 9, 2021
Vivian Gadsden

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas and Yasmin Kafai will also lead sessions at AERA’s annual meeting.

Penn GSE News
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April 9, 2021
Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code

Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, discussed building equity in a McGraw Prize webinar.

Penn GSE News
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April 8, 2021
Katie Barghaus

‘It’s kind of like one lever that has a lot of dominoes fall into place once it’s pulled,’ says Katie Barghaus.

Howard C. Stevenson, Penn GSE
In the Media
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April 6, 2021
, Vox

Trial by trauma

"For so many Black families who experience this, the hardest part is about getting people to believe it happened and care." — Howard Stevenson

Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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April 5, 2021
, The Conversation

Free college programs can enable more student to go to college, but it all depends on how the program is designed

In the Conversation, Laura Perna, Jeremy Wright-Kim, and Elaine Leigh examine the design of free college programs and how the design influences their effectiveness.

Penn GSE News
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April 5, 2021
Easing back into the classroom

“It feels like it hasn’t quite let up. Neither has the request for support,” Penn GSE counseling lecturer Ariane Thomas told WHYY.

Penn GSE News
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April 2, 2021
Dorinda Carter Andrews, a professor and chairperson of the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University

Dorinda Carter Andrews, a professor and chairperson of the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University, joined Penn GSE faculty, staff, and students as part of the Visiting Faculty Scholars of Color lecture series, now in its 13th year.

Penn GSE News
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March 30, 2021
#1 Best Graduate School of Education, Penn GSE (Graphic rendering)

Penn GSE’s teacher education, higher education administration, and education policy programs among the nation’s best.

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 28, 2021
, KYW (Philadelphia)

One of these NCAA Tournaments is not like the other

Karen Weaver spoke about gender inequity in the NCAA. “There’s a number of inequitable decisions that have been made in addition to the ones we talked about this year that just haven't drawn the same amount of attention,” she said.

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 25, 2021
, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Study: Teaching force grew at more than double the enrollment rate

Richard Ingersoll spoke about how schools and school boards are working to meet demands from parents and lawmakers. “All these demands by parents are very understandable, such as lower class size,” said Ingersoll. “Who wouldn’t want their child to be in a class of 18? And, yes, let’s teach Mandarin and, yes, let’s bring back Latin. There are so many demands but very little recognition of the costs.”

Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 20, 2021
, University World News

To future academics: We need you to revive democracy

In University World News, Laura Perna and William Tierney write “Academic life, as we have lived it, and as we envision it for you, is about challenging norms and creating a society that foments democracy.”

Penn GSE News
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March 19, 2021
Adam Payne

Writing in MIT’s Sloan Management Review, Adam Payne, an alum of Penn GSE’s Chief Learning Officer program, and Dana Kaminstein, an adjunct assistant professor at Penn GSE, point to ways that companies dodge diversity and how they can go beyond diversity initiatives to create meaningful change.

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