Penn GSE News Archive

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Philadelphia Impact
December 11, 2015

For the last decade, the Delaware Valley Consortium for Excellence & Equity has created a space for middle and high school students to find their voice. 


  • Teaching & Learning
  • Philadelphia Impact
December 1, 2015

Grid magazine profiles Philadelphia’s Maker Jawn project, and Yasmin Kafai’s role supporting a new generation of creators.


  • News from Penn GSE
November 11, 2015

Penn GSE faculty have achieved a rare trifecta in the leadership of professional organizations. Three top associations in education have elected four Penn GSE faculty members to current or future terms as president—demonstrating the School’s place at the forefront of education.


  • Teaching & Learning
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
November 10, 2015

In the NYT, Ebony Thomas states that the book A Fine Dessert presents a “degrading” depiction of an enslaved African-American mother and daughter in 1810 South Carolina. 


  • Education Policy
October 30, 2015

In an op-ed for the Washington Post, C-SAIL director Andy Porter writes that the focus of education reform should be implementing more rigorous content, not standardized testing. 


  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
October 29, 2015

Eight companies from around the world have joined the Education Design Studio Inc.'s third cohort to further develop ventures aimed at solving problems in education. 


  • Higher Education
October 28, 2015

Throughout October, Penn GSE’s Center for MSIs is hosting a microgiving campaign to support Minority-Serving Institutions across the country. 


  • Global Initiatives
October 27, 2015

The forum, a partnership between Penn GSE’s Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership and the Asian Society, brought educators from 15 countries to Penn. 


  • Global Initiatives
October 23, 2015

Following up on the School’s June gathering at the recently launched Penn Wharton China Center, Dean Pam Grossman continued fostering ties with the Penn GSE and education communities in China at several September events held in Shanghai and Beijing. 


  • Higher Education
October 19, 2015

Penn GSE's Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, Penn AHEAD, and the Institute for Research on Higher Education join the call for action.