Nancy H. Hornberger, Penn GSE
Awards & Honors
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March 13, 2019

Nancy Hornberger has been recognized with the 2019 Charles A. Ferguson Award for Outstanding Scholarship from the Center for Applied Linguistics on the occasion of its 60th anniversary. The award honors visionaries in applied linguistics for outstanding scholarship, superior leadership skills, and the ability to foster collaborations among a wide range of people to enrich the world around them.

Wendy Chan, Penn GSE
Awards & Honors
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March 13, 2019

Wendy Chan has been named a recipient of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management's 40 for 40 Fellowship. The fellowship program provides funding for 40 outstanding early career professionals and supports scholars in growing their professional networks and sharing their research with the broader policy audience.

Daniel A. Wagner, Penn GSE
Awards & Honors
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March 13, 2019

Dan Wagner has received a $50,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support the project "Learning equity: Translating measurement into outcomes." Improvement in learning outcomes will require significant innovation in the measurement and achievement strategies that are required to directly address the UN Sustainable Development Goal on Education. This grant is designed to lay out an approach to remedy current limitations and include three steps to improve learning among those most in need in developing countries by building new metrics and tools, pilot testing and refining these metrics and tools, and implementation of learning equity strategy.

Sharon Wolf, Penn GSE
Awards & Honors
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March 13, 2019

Sharon Wolf has received the inaugural Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award from the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness. The award recognizes an early career scholar whose work has advanced rigorous research relevant to educational practice.

Susan A. Yoon, Penn GSE
Awards & Honors
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March 13, 2019

Susan Yoon has been inducted as a 2019 Fellow of the International Society of the Learning Sciences. The ISLS Fellows program recognizes highly accomplished scholars who have made major contributions to the field of the Learning Sciences since its inception nearly three decades ago.

Penn GSE News
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March 12, 2019

Penn’s Graduate School of Education has moved into the #2 position in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 rankings for graduate schools of education – its highest ranking ever. The ranking marks the fourth consecutive year Penn GSE has been in the top 5.

Penn GSE News
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March 7, 2019

Gabrielle Oliveira’s nuanced and complex look at Mexican families, Motherhood Across Borders: Immigrants and Their Children in Mexico and New York, was awarded the first Ethnography in Education Book Award.

Sigal Ben-Porath, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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March 5, 2019

Writing in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sigal Ben-Porath said the president’s proposal drifts into “thought-police territory.”

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 5, 2019
, EdSurge

The evolving role of race in children's lit, from 'Harry Potter' to 'The Hate U Give'

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas speaks to the EdSurge On Air podcast about shifts in the depiction of diverse characters in children's literature throughout the twentieth century and the progress that still needs to be made.

Press Releases
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March 4, 2019
Free speech on campus is necessary for research, advancing knowledge, and preparing students for jobs and civic roles.
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Penn GSE News
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March 1, 2019

Lois Kohn-Claar, C’88, GED’88, is dedicated to the challenge of re-envisioning learning.

Penn GSE News
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February 28, 2019

The weekly series is organized by Penn GSE Wellness Coordinator Jinxi Yu.

Penn GSE News
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February 26, 2019
Ebony Thomas in Classroom Pointing

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

Marybeth Gasman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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February 21, 2019
, The New York Times

Seeking a haven in H.B.C.U.s and single-sex colleges

Marybeth Gasman is quoted on rising interest in historically black colleges and universities and women's colleges in recent years.

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
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February 20, 2019
, The Atlantic

The U.S. teaching population is getting bigger, and more female

Richard Ingersoll is cited on contradictory trends in the gender composition of the U.S. teaching force.

Penn GSE News
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February 18, 2019
Yasmin Kafai presenting at the front of a classroom

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.

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