Sharon M. Ravitch, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 26, 2020
, Penn Center for Professional Learning

Grit in Flux: An Interview with Angela Duckworth and Sharon Ravitch

Sharon Ravitch joins Angela Duckworth of Penn School of Arts & Sciences in a discussion of leadership, grit, and flexibility.

Caroline L. Watts, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 24, 2020
, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Why many Philly students aren’t logging on for school, and what that could mean for September

Caroline Watts commented on the six weeks it took for the Philadelphia school district to distribute laptops to its students after Gov. Wolf ordered schools to close. “The greater the lag in the time off, the harder it is to engage students,” said Watts. 

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 22, 2020
, Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at Gophers’ financial solutions amid coronavirus

Karen Weaver said she has seen some ideas to address the crisis, but real strategies are still lacking.

Penn GSE News
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May 21, 2020
Howard Stevenson

Howard Stevenson on what COVID-19 has revealed about race and health.

Press Releases
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May 20, 2020
With pandemic budget cuts looming, Laura Perna says policymakers should prioritize low-income college students. "If they are forced off the path now, they are the least likely to make it back on."
Ryan S. Baker, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 20, 2020
, USA Today Online

Online programs used for coronavirus-era school promise results. The claims are misleading

Ryan Baker said “A lot of these companies, it’s a matter of life or death if they get some evidence up on their page. No one is trying to be deceitful. (They’re) all kind of out of their depth and all trying to do it cheaply and quickly.”

Penn GSE News
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May 18, 2020
The front entrance to the Penn GSE building.

Graduating student Nimet Eren received the William E. Arnold Award for Outstanding Contributions by a Student.

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 17, 2020
, PennLive Sports Insider

Can college athletes really play in the fall without a vaccine? One big 10 coaching vet thinks it’s crazy talk

Karen Weaver is interviewed about the issues surrounding college athletics returning in the fall in the face of coronavirus pandemic.

Penn GSE News
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May 14, 2020
Penn GSE's Ed Brockenbrough

Penn GSE congratulates the many members of our community who are achieving outstanding successes.

Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 14, 2020
, The New York Times

Campus life in the fall? A test with no clear answer

Laura Perna said of colleges’ approaches to the fall 2020 semester, “I think we are going to see a lot of variation.” 

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 14, 2020
, Full Court Press

Overtime: College athletic programs will have to operate differently due to COVID-19

Karen Weaver talks about the importance of college sports on campuses and the impact on college athletics from the pandemic.

Headshot of Sunny Jiao
Penn GSE News
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May 13, 2020

Members of the Penn GSE community have stepped forward amidst the shortage of personal protective equipment brought on by the COVID-19 crisis.

Penn GSE News
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May 12, 2020
Headshots of five alumni appear in a checkerboard pattern with a blue square in the upper left that says, “Penn GSE Alumni Lead and Innovate”

As leaders and educators, Penn GSE alumni are making an impact in urban education across the country.

Penn GSE News
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May 12, 2020
A colorful mural is painted on a South Philadelphia high school. The Philadelphia skyline is visible behind the school. A purple block in the lower left reads, “Spring 2020, Partnering to Shape Urban Education

Penn GSE is working in Philadelphia to establish national models of instruction and data use—and improve children’s lives both in and outside of school.

Penn GSE News
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May 12, 2020
A man wearing glasses and professional attire stands and teaches in front of a classroom.

Penn GSE’s new Center for Professional Learning will allow working professionals to deepen their knowledge, build their professional networks, and grow their careers.

Penn GSE News
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May 12, 2020
A young woman sits in an armchair and a young man stands folding his arms. Both are smiling and wearing professional attire; a white rectangle between them says “Graduate Assistantships Empower Students to Lead While Learning”

Penn GSE’s graduate assistantship program provides practical experience that complements students’ coursework and prepares them for future careers.

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