Penn GSE News Archive

Ebony Elisabeth Thomas in a classroom.
  • Language & Literacy
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
February 26, 2019

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas highlights a few titles for young readers that didn't quite make her annual best-of list for 2018.


Yasmin Kafai teaches a class
  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
February 18, 2019

Fresh from an appearance at a Nobel Prize Dialogue, Penn GSE’s Yasmin Kafai explains why we need to change how we think about digital learning.


Two women look at the painting Education Not Incarceration.
  • Philadelphia Impact
February 15, 2019

The pieces by students at Strawberry Mansion High School, Chester A. Arthur School, and the Juvenile Justice Center adorn Penn GSE after the school’s design sprint challenge.


Students in a class at the Henry C. Lea School study.
  • Philadelphia Impact
February 8, 2019

The Henry C. Lea School, Kensington Health Sciences Academy, and Penn Alexander were highlighted in the School District of Philadelphia's annual school progress report. 


Drs. John Fantuzzo and Laura Perna
  • Higher Education
  • Education Policy
February 8, 2019

Seven Penn GSE faculty members are now members of the Academy, which advances high quality education research and its use in policy and practice.


Dr. Peter Eckel
  • Leadership
  • Higher Education
February 1, 2019

Penn GSE's Peter Eckel analyzes the challenges facing newly created university boards in countries where independent governance is an emerging practice.


The RTE editorial team.
  • Language & Literacy
January 31, 2019

Penn GSE’s Gerald Campano, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, and Amy Stornaiuolo are now editing Research in the Teaching of English.


Rendering of the planned new entrance to the 3700 Walnut Street building
  • Faces of Philanthropy
January 28, 2019

Three generous gifts have launched Penn GSE on the path to a state-of-the-art building expansion that will amplify the School’s impact.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Language & Literacy
January 25, 2019

Penn GSE's Nelson Flores advocates for dismantling hierarchies between racialized and elite bilingualism in schools.


  • News from Penn GSE
January 22, 2019

Penn GSE professors have received grants to study a wide array of subjects, from college access to early-career teachers to political protests in Africa.