Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 3, 2019
, The New Books Network

The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas is interviewed by the New Books in African American Studies podcast about her book The Dark Fantastic. She talks about the role that race plays in recent blockbuster stories and how these narratives are shaping the ways that young people think about race.

Rand Quinn, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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October 1, 2019

Hannah-Jones, the investigative reporter who led the New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project, delivered the Steven S. Goldberg and Jolley Bruce Christman Lecture in Education Law.

Jalil Bishop
Penn GSE News
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September 25, 2019

Student loan forgiveness was a hot topic in the Democratic presidential primary. Penn GSE Postdoctoral Scholar Jalil Mustaffa Bishop suggests that in addition to loan forgiveness, labor reform could lead to decreased student debt for African American students.

A person holds the planet earth in their cupped hands. The earth is illuminated by city lights and the sun rising on the right side of the planet.
Penn GSE News
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September 23, 2019

Penn GSE alumni are shaping education around the world and in multicultural communities in the United States.

Headshot of a smiling woman wearing glasses
Penn GSE News
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September 23, 2019

Sydney Negus, GED’17, draws upon the intercultural perspective she honed at Penn GSE to conduct research and evaluate programs in The School District of Philadelphia.

Headshot of a smiling man with a dark blazer
Penn GSE News
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September 23, 2019

Robert “Bob” Demare, GRD’14, has developed company-wide learning to improve global business performance, drawing upon his time at Penn GSE.

A smiling woman interacting with a class of Nepalese students
Penn GSE News
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September 23, 2019

Sharareh Bajracharya, GR’05, is using art to empower students in underfunded and rural schools in Nepal.

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Penn GSE News
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September 23, 2019

José Antonio Guzmán, GRD’13, says the imprint of his time at Penn GSE is visible all around Universidad de los Andes, where he is president.

EBPC finalists from the 2018 competition.
Penn GSE News
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September 4, 2019

The seven finalists are working on solutions to some of education’s most pressing issues, including teaching children with autism, adult education, biomedical training, and adaptive testing.

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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August 29, 2019

In interviews with The Washington Post and Vox, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas said a narrative sympathetic to the Confederacy and slavers spread misinformation in schooling.

In the Media
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August 27, 2019
, Main Line Today

This West Chester Entrepreneur Aims to Redefine Technology's Role in the Classroom

John Gamba discusses transforming schools by designing digital tools that engage students and teachers, and using technology to foster the 4 Cs: critical thinking skills, creativity, collaboration, and character. 

Alan Ruby
Penn GSE News
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August 26, 2019

Writing in Times Higher Education, Alan Ruby says that rising costs, visa issues, and Trump’s hardline talk on immigration are all discouraging international students from attending U.S. universities.

Penn GSE News
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August 22, 2019
A teacher and a student work on a problem.

Take a look at these practical tips from the Educator’s Playbook you can use in the classroom this year.

Rand Quinn, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 22, 2019
, Chalkbeat

Summit Learning reports highlight big ambitions for personalized learning, struggles to prove academic success

Rand Quinn notes that the vision for rapid growth can be fueled by both the funder and the grantee as they try to demonstrate and achieve the broadest impact.

In the Media
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August 21, 2019
, Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Penn’s Grad School of Education cultivates a pipeline

Dean Pam Grossman, Vivian Gadsden, and Ed Brockenbrough discuss how Penn GSE advocates for equity and inclusion as it builds a pipeline for future students. “Having a diverse set of teachers, a diverse set of leaders is incredibly important in inspiring the next generation to imagine themselves in those roles,” said the Dean.

Amy Guillotte rides to work on a boda-boda motorcycle taxi.
Penn GSE News
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August 13, 2019

Amy Guillotte, a student in the International Education Development Program, spent her summer interning with Geneva Global.

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