Sigal Ben-Porath, Penn GSE
In the Media
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June 24, 2021
, The Christian Science Monitor

The case of the cursing cheerleader: Justices give students free speech win

Sigal Ben-Porath spoke about the importance of guaranteeing free speech for young people. “You ought to be able to practice this, you ought to be able to make mistakes, correct them, try out ideas—even outrageous ones, even profane ones,” she said. “We have to support young people in developing their voice, and we’re not very good at doing that right now.”

Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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June 22, 2021
, The 74

It’s Time for Free Community College: Here Are 5 Reasons Why

Laura Perna argues that making community college tuition-free should be a national priority. 

Press Releases
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June 22, 2021
Karen Weaver, an expert in college athletics administration, is available for comment.
Penn GSE News
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June 22, 2021
Students in a project-based learning certificate program class collaborate to find a solution to a problem.

In a new book, Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman and GSE’s Zachary Herrmann, Sarah Schneider Kavanagh, and Christopher Pupik Dean say the approach can empower students to be engaged citizens and take on modern challenges.

Penn GSE News
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June 21, 2021

Three distinguished Penn GSE alumni shared their perspectives on finding strength in the face of adversity, supporting mental health, and rallying to improve social justice.

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
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June 18, 2021
, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

New survey: 1 in 4 U.S. teachers may quit

Richard Ingersoll said that it will take year or two to determine if the pandemic drove teachers to quit the profession. “Everything I have seen on this is anecdotal, or conjecture, or for specific school districts,” he said.

Amalia Z. Daché, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
June 17, 2021
, Al Día

Closing the gap—Philadelphia public schools lack Latinx teachers

Amalia Daché spoke about the importance of diverse educators. “Although I was successful at navigating higher education, not seeing or identifying with teachers always made me feel like I was an outlier,” she said.

Press Releases
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June 15, 2021
Richard Ingersoll, national expert in the teacher workforce, predicts a post-pandemic wave of teachers leaving the workforce.
Press Releases
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June 14, 2021
Judges chose 28 semifinalists, representing five continents, whose companies are focused on issues including digital citizenship, college and career mentorship, differentiated instruction, and equitable access to online learning.
Penn GSE News
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June 4, 2021
Karen Weaver

Penn GSE’s Karen Weaver argues that legislation pending in Congress points to the need for college athletes’ voices to be a bigger part of the conversation.

Penn GSE News
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June 4, 2021
Christina Grant

Christina Grant is a 2021 graduate of Penn GSE’s Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.

Penn GSE News
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June 2, 2021
Nora Gross

Penn GSE graduate Nora Gross is turning her dissertation, which followed two years in a Philadelphia school where three boys died in shootings, into a book for the University of Chicago Press.

Penn GSE News
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May 28, 2021
Gareth Smail, left, and Irteza Binte-Farid

Four Penn GSE alumni received NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Annie McKee, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 27, 2021
, AARP

5 strategies to cope with your return to the office

Annie McKee offered tips for adjusting to the return to in-person work, such as reconnecting with coworkers. “We've all changed as a result of the pandemic,” she said. “Get to know people again and give yourself the permission to … care about each other.”

Penn GSE News
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May 26, 2021
Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman, who recently co-authored a new report from the Learning Policy Institute, pictured in February 2020.

Penn GSE’s dean and peers from the Learning Policy Institute advocate for accelerating systems change in the wake of the pandemic.

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