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.

Krystal Strong, Penn GSE
Awards & Honors
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March 18, 2021
Krystal Strong received a two-year grant from the Mellon Foundation that will fund the collection of MOVE histories, their political work, and their fight against state targeting.
Nelson Flores, Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 16, 2021
, The Chronicle of Higher Education

Race on campus: What does ‘Latinx’ mean?

Nelson Flores said that instead of debating whether or not an institution should use the word “Latinx,” people should try to understand why the word is used.

Penn GSE News
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March 15, 2021
Howard Stevenson and Nancy Hornberger

Penn GSE’s Howard Stevenson and Nancy Hornberger will be inducted at the National Academy of Education (NAEd) at November’s NAEd Annual Meeting.

Pam Grossman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 11, 2021
, Education Week

Want to improve learning outcomes? Give students more time

Pam Grossman proposes rethinking schooling to give students more time to learn. “Let’s use the pandemic to rethink how we expand and enrich learning time for children, especially those most impacted by COVID-19-related disruption.”

Penn GSE News
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March 10, 2021
Three panelists at the 2019 EBPC.

Applications for the prestigious competition will be accepted until April 20.

Penn GSE News
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March 8, 2021
OreOluwa Badaki

From teaching to research, doctoral candidate OreOluwa Badaki takes an intergenerational, interdisciplinary approach to environmental justice.

Penn GSE News
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March 5, 2021
Pam Grossman holding a paper in front of a class

Writing in ASCD Express, Zachary Herrmann and Dean Pam Grossman define some of the challenges facing teacher professional development and how we might address them.

Jalil Mustaffa Bishop , Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 4, 2021
, Money

Would student debt cancellation shrink the racial wealth gap?

Jalil Mustaffa Bishop spoke about the impact of student debt on the racial wealth gap. “The thing that was clear to us when we were talking to Black borrowers across degree-levels and across income-levels was that student debt was consistently described as a burden,” he said.

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