Amalia Z. Daché, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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October 14, 2021

Amalia Daché, a Penn GSE professor and Cuban-American activist, talks about the invisibility of Black-led movements in Cuba on Red Table Talk: The Estefans.

Andrea M. Kane, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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October 12, 2021

Andrea Kane, who joined Penn GSE this year as a Professor of Practice in Educational Leadership, was recently profiled for The New York Times.

Press Releases
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October 5, 2021
Since 2010, the competition has awarded more than $1.5 million in cash and prizes.
Penn GSE News
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October 5, 2021
A teacher works with two students

A joint Penn GSE and Netter Center for Community Partnerships initiative meshed academics and joy to prepare students to return to classrooms this fall.

Reshma Saujani headshot
Penn GSE News
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October 4, 2021

2018 McGraw Prize winner, Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a computer programmer looks like and does. Saujani is also a bestselling author, award-winning podcast host, and fierce advocate for girls and women.

Diane Waff, Penn GSE
Awards & Honors
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October 1, 2021
The Philadelphia Writing Project, directed by Diane Waff, has received a $50,000 grant from the Library of Congress for a 12-month project.
Press Releases
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September 29, 2021
One of the most prestigious prizes in education recognizes outstanding achievement in higher education, preK-12 education, and learning science research
Walter G. Ecton, Penn GSE
In the Media
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September 28, 2021
, The Conversation

How better funding can increase the number and diversity of doctoral students

Walt Ecton discusses financial concerns as one of the most significant barriers to applying to doctoral programs. An introduction of comprehensive funding packages that cover tuition has led to an increase in the number and diversity of students in doctoral programs.

Penn GSE News
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September 28, 2021
Children at PAS celebrate

Local educators, students, and education advocates came together to celebrate the Penn Alexander School, a partner of Penn GSE, which was awarded the National Blue Ribbon Award

Penn GSE News
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September 28, 2021
Ruger, Lepore, and Grossman in the Q & A

Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman spoke with historian and best-selling author Jill Lepore at the School’s annual Steven S. Goldberg and Jolley Bruce Christman Lecture in Education Law

Michael J. Nakkula, Penn GSE
In the Media
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September 27, 2021
, Billy Penn

LGBTQ students say high school support groups are life-changing. Why does Philly only have a dozen?

Mike Nakkula comments on the development of LGBTQ student support programs in the Philadelphia public school system. “Being closeted and hiding are major risk factors,” Nakkula said. “Creating spaces in schools where students feel like they have a chance to voice their concerns, that’s a critical developmental act.”

Penn GSE News
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September 24, 2021
Young students sitting on the floor

An inaugural Penn Projects for Progress program led by a Penn GSE team focused on reconnecting West Philadelphia students to school and one another, rather than academic remediation. 

Penn GSE News
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September 22, 2021
Student speaking in class

Commenting on a new 6abc investigation, Penn GSE’s Bob Jarvis offers some suggestions for addressing inequities.

Michael A. Gottfried, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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September 15, 2021

In new research published in the Journal of Sleep Research, Penn GSE’s Michael A. Gottfried and Texas Tech University’s J. Jacob Kirksey find that a regular bedtime improves kindergarteners’ attendance and decreases the likelihood they will be chronically absent.

Caroline L. Watts, Penn GSE
Awards & Honors
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September 15, 2021
Caroline Watts has been awarded a $14,500 grant from the Neubauer Family Foundation built research capacity through partnership with the OSCE.
Michael A. Gottfried, Penn GSE
In the Media
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September 13, 2021
, Politico Nightly

Fall Back

Michael Gottfried said COVID-19-related school absences may disrupt all students’ learning. “Part of me is just like let’s just go back to Zoom for everyone,” he said. “I want to be in person more than anyone else. That is, the last thing I want to do is sit on Zoom and teach. So I feel for these kids. But what kind of learning is it going to be without a real fallback plan in place?”

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