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.

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.

Penn GSE News
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July 22, 2022
a group of social studies teachers raising their hands

The collaboration between Penn GSE and Temple University focuses on the facilitation skills needed to talk to students about history, civics, politics, and policy.

Penn GSE News
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July 13, 2022

The Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education joined leading experts and practitioners to provide guidance on comprehensive student support to schools, districts, and policy makers.

Damani White-Lewis, Penn GSE
In the Media
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July 12, 2022
, Inside Higher Ed

Mitigating bias through rubrics

The work of Damani White-Lewis is referenced on how the concept of faculty fit can perpetuate biases in hiring if it’s not standardized.

Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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July 8, 2022
, Inside Higher Ed

Enabling midcareer faculty of color to thrive

Sydney Freeman Jr., a visiting scholar, and Laura W. Perna write that faculty of color and women faculty are known to shoulder more of the invisible labor associated with the college teaching profession.

Penn GSE News
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July 7, 2022
The cover of the Spring 2022 issue of The Penn GSE Magazine. A disc with four images of educators and students has the title “Fueling Educational Leadership Across The Lifespan” in the center. Other headlines read “Alumni Shaping the Workforce,” “Asking Questions and Building Bridges,” and “Professional Growth through Collaboration.”

The Spring 2022 issue of The Penn GSE Magazine spotlights leadership from preK–12 through the workforce, master’s students expanding opportunities for learners, Penn GSE’s building expansion, and more. 

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
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July 1, 2022
, The Chronicle of Higher Education

‘There’s so many questions’: sports-realignment shocker could mean a sea change for higher ed

Karen Weaver estimated that UCLA and USC each stood to make as much as $30 million more per year as members of the Big Ten.

Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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June 29, 2022
, Chicago Tribune

The Supreme Court gets an F in history for its rationales in abortion, gun rulings

Jonathan Zimmerman writes that history can inform our contemporary debates, but it can’t resolve them.

Penn GSE News
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June 27, 2022
People hold signs in favor of DACA at a rally

Studies and anecdotal evidence point to a correlation between DACA and professional, educational, and financial success. The program, designed as a stopgap solution, may not extend beyond its first generation of applicants. 

Penn GSE News
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June 17, 2022
Saryu Sanghani and Leland McGee holding their awards

Commencement 2022 brings with it a host of honors, recognitions, and awards.

Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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June 14, 2022
, The Christian Science Monitor

One country, two histories: What does it mean to be an American?

The United States has come to an inflection point in our disagreements about what America is and what it means, says Jonathan Zimmerman.

Press Releases
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June 10, 2022
Running the impactful Penn Literacy Network is truly a family affair. Lara Paparo, the program’s associate director, was recently awarded her doctorate of education from Penn GSE, making her the third generation in the family to achieve an Ed.D. here.

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