Cheryl Logan, 2022 McGraw Prize winner for K-12
Penn GSE News
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October 15, 2022

Dr. Logan's innovative leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic enabled Omaha Public Schools to be one of the first large, urban school districts in the nation to return to in-person learning in 2020.

Barry Dunn, 2022 McGraw Prize winner for Higher Education
Penn GSE News
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October 15, 2022

Dr. Dunn is president of South Dakota State University, where he has worked to significantly increase programming and support for students from South Dakota’s nine tribal nations.

Roy Pea, 2022 McGraw Prize winner for Learning Science Research
Penn GSE News
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October 15, 2022

Dr. Roy Pea’s work to enhance learning for people of all backgrounds and circumstances has been propelled by a spirit of innovation, impact and leadership lauded by the McGraw Prize.

Press Releases
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October 12, 2022
Since 2010, the competition has awarded more than $1.8 million in cash and prizes.
Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 3, 2022
, Front Office Sports

The Pros and Cons of Non-Conference ‘Pay Games’

Karen Weaver, sports finance expert, shares that Group of 5 schools use money games to supplement income instead of raising student athletic fees — which can be highly controversial, told Front Office Sports.

Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 2, 2022
, Stars and Stripes

One way of addressing book bans? Allow for compromise

Jonathan Zimmerman discusses the opt-out option included in the guidelines for teaching sex education in schools and suggest similar compromises be applied to alleviate the polarized views on book bans.

Press Releases
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September 27, 2022
Dr. Cheryl Logan, Dr. Barry Dunn and Dr. Roy Pea selected for outstanding achievement in pre-K–12, higher education and learning science research.
Penn GSE News
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September 23, 2022
Laura Tepper headshot

Laura Tepper comes to Penn GSE from Penn's Carey Law School, where she oversaw all fundraising activities as the Executive Director of Development, managing a team of fundraisers that supported one of America’s top law schools. At Penn GSE, she brings an accomplished development track record to the country's top-ranked graduate school of education. 

Penn GSE News
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September 21, 2022

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

In the Media
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September 17, 2022
, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Pa. waived the basic skills requirement for educators. Will it work to attract more teachers?

Pam Grossman and Richard Ingersoll speak on the potential drawbacks of waiving basic skills tests for teacher preparation programs.

Patrick Sexton, Penn GSE
In the Media
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September 15, 2022
, WHYY

Central Bucks West tells teachers not to use students’ preferred names and pronouns without parent approval

Patrick Sexton says that procedures like the new guidelines in a suburban school district can disconnect students from their academics and from a necessary system of support.

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.

Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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September 3, 2022
, Courthouse News Service

Back to school… and back to the culture war

Jonathan Zimmerman, expert on the history of education, discusses how Florida Governor Ron Desantis is making public schools a "national political project." Zimmerman explains that historically teachers get fired for differences in political idealogies that arise at a local or state level, but not any more.

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.

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