Penn GSE News
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November 2, 2016

Zimmerman, one of the foremost education historians, has joined the Penn GSE faculty.

In the Media
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November 1, 2016
, Insider Higher Ed

Hence, This Is Racist

Charles H. F. Davis III writes that academics must stop being surprised when students of color are able to thoughtfully articulate themselves in their writing and in class discussions.
Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 31, 2016
, Campus Technology

U Penn Launches College Promise Online Database

“We hope communities and states can use this data to inform decisions about designing and structuring College Promise programs,” said Laura Perna, after the recent launch of the online College Promise database.

Marybeth Gasman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 28, 2016
, The Hechinger Report

New faces on campus: Students of all races welcome first black presidents to largely white colleges

Marybeth Gasman comments on the recent appointments of black presidents at predominantly white colleges.

In the Media
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October 27, 2016
, Inside Higher Ed

Is Your Board Ready for the Future?

Peter shares his expertise on the baseline fundamentals, performance, and culture of boards.

Penn GSE News
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October 26, 2016

In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, Penn GSE’s dean called on the federal government to invest in teacher preparation and development.

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 25, 2016
, Washington Monthly

Many Hispanic Students Never Have a Teacher Who Looks Like Them

Richard Ingersoll talks about the difficulty of closing the gap between the numbers of minority students and minority teachers.

Marybeth Gasman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 25, 2016
, Inside Higher Ed

A Passport in the Sock Drawer

The Center for Minority Serving Institutions and the Council on International Exchange have partnered up to increase study abroad participation at MSIs. Marybeth Gasman said, "...we don’t have enough students from minority-serving institutions that are studying abroad. We are trying to fundamentally change that..."

Press Releases
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October 24, 2016
The database allows policymakers, researchers, and journalists to search and analyze College Promise programs across the country.
Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 24, 2016
, Philadelphia Inquirer

Commentary: Faculty, step up on free speech

"That's precisely what our free-speech debate needs right now: more fuss from the faculty. Free speech should be an academic question, not an administrative one. The real question is whether we'll step up to answer it," says Jonathan Zimmerman.

Marybeth Gasman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 23, 2016
, The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Next Step in Diversifying the Faculty

Marybeth Gasman's widely discussed The Hechinger Report article on why universities don't hire more faculty of color is mentioned in this piece on diversifying the faculty.

In the Media
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October 21, 2016
, The Washington Post

How schools are turning ‘joy’ into a character strength — and why it’s an awful idea

Joan Goodman writes about no-excuses charter schools' promotion of joyous learning and offers reservations to the idea of educators artificially manufacturing emotional states in students.

Barbara
In the Media
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October 20, 2016
, Forbes

What Do School Districts Want from Digital Content?

Bobbi Kurshan shares what features teachers and district officials most often seek when choosing digital content to use in the classroom.

Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 19, 2016
, CNN

'She's probably gonna blow us up' - how students turned Trump's rhetoric to racism

Jonathan Zimmerman says that the Trump candidacy has played a large role in triggering prejudiced episodes in public schools. "It's made lots of people and their kids feel more free to express certain bigoted ideas."

Alan R. Ruby, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 18, 2016
, University World News

The importance of keeping globally engaged

Alan Ruby discusses the effects globalization and political volatility have on postsecondary institutions.

Rand Quinn, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 17, 2016
, Metro

Is a charter school right for my child​?

Rand Quinn offers insights on the nature of the debate on charter schools versus public schools.

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