Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 31, 2022
, Penn Today

What is the impact of Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan?

Laura Perna, expert in college access, affordability, and success, takes a look at the budgetary costs and distributional impact of the U.S. President’s initiative.

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.”

Ed Brockenbrough, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 14, 2022
, WHYY

‘It’s just getting worse.’ Central Bucks passes policy censoring class materials with ‘sexualized content’

Ed Brockenbrough, an expert on LGBTQ development, speaks on new policies being implemented in the Central Bucks School District that will allow censoring of "sexualized content." Brockenbrough says these new policies are comparable to Florida's "don't say gay" laws in the way they will disproportionately effect LGBTQ students and other marginalized youth.

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.

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 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.

Penn GSE News
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August 5, 2022
a teacher reads a book in a virtual classroom

It's not easy to get a room full of 5-year-olds to pay attention. It's even trickier when the 5-year-olds are in 25 different rooms.

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.

Penn GSE News
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August 3, 2022

In its second year, the Office of School and Community Engagement's six-week summer program helps students with both academic difficulties and socio-emotional struggles.

Penn GSE News
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July 27, 2022
kids fly drones at Hamilton Elementary

The Penn GSE program shows West Philadelphia middle schoolers how to steer drones through spacious classrooms at Hamilton Elementary and the Penn Alexander School.

Penn GSE News
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July 25, 2022
a Penn GSE apprentice teaches kids

The summer intro program shows Penn GSE students around West Philadelphia, building cohort camaraderie along the way.

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