Penn GSE News
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August 8, 2016

In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman offered ideas for research-supported changes in education. 

Martin Ihrig, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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August 5, 2016

Martin Ihrig says that student-entrepreneurs can use their time in college to launch and grow startup businesses, while collaborating with their professors and peers.

Nelson Flores, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 4, 2016
, The Atlantic

The New Bilingualism

Nelson Flores says bilingual education, once opposed in America's recent past, is "now... framed as something that's good for all children—something that can help people get jobs as part of the global economy."

Pam Grossman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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August 4, 2016
, Washington Post

Reformers ‘disrupted’ public education. Now an Ivy League dean says the consequences for kids can be ‘devastating.’

Pam Grossman discusses educational disruption's potential consequences for children, and offered ideas for research-supported reform in education.

Yasmin B. Kafai, Penn GSE
Awards & Honors
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August 2, 2016

The bioMAKERlab, an innovative wetlab starter kit and activities funded by the National Science Foundation, will enable high school students and teachers to engage in synthetic biology by building genetic circuits that let microorganisms change color, smell, and shape. In synthetic biology, participants make...

Awards & Honors
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August 2, 2016

IES has awarded a Goal 3 Efficacy grant of nearly $3.3 million to Consortium for Policy Researcher in Education (CPRE) Senior Researchers Abigail Gray and Philip Sirinides, partnering with The School District of Philadelphia. The mixed-methods study examines the impacts and implementation of...

Penn GSE News
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August 1, 2016

Penn GSE’s Nelson Flores told the LA Times Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine’s fluency in Spanish alone won’t sway Latino voters. 

Joni Finney, Penn GSE
In the Media
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July 29, 2016
, Philadelphia Inquirer

Clinton, Sanders keep college costs in national spotlight

Finney said Clinton needs to get state support for college affordability proposal.

Jonathan A. Supovitz, Penn GSE
In the Media
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July 27, 2016
, The Journal Standard

School districts' conundrum: Opt out or master the standards

Jonathan Supovitz explains the reasons why Common Core's future is looking more and more uncertain.

Penn GSE News
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July 27, 2016

Steinberg told The 74 that research supports including student test scores in teacher evaluations.  

In the Media
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July 26, 2016
, PBS NewsHour

The impact of ‘Black Lives Matter’ on Democratic convention

"I think...both Senator Sanders and Secretary Clinton understood this is a movement to be taken seriously," says Shaun Harper in a video report.

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
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July 24, 2016
, Philadelphia Inquirer

Career in teaching? College students turning away in droves

"You can call Philadelphia and they'll say they've had shortages all year," says Richard Ingersoll, "[b]ut call up Lower Merion and they'll say they have a waiting list three miles long."

Robert M. Zemsky, Penn GSE
In the Media
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July 21, 2016
, Times Higher Education

Moocs can transform education – but not yet

“They came; they conquered very little; and now they face substantially diminished prospects,” says Bob Zemsky. 

Penn GSE News
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July 20, 2016

Parenting Matters, released by the National Academies of Sciences, was written by a committee chaired by Penn GSE’s Vivian Gadsden. 

Joni Finney, Penn GSE
In the Media
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July 16, 2016
, The New York Times

Some Predict Tuition Increases Under Hillary Clinton’s College Plan

Joni E. Finney, the director of the Institute for Research on Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania, said Mrs. Clinton’s plan could make a meaningful dent in an important problem. 

Penn GSE News
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July 13, 2016

Penn GSE’s Howard Stevenson offers advice for parents looking for what to say, and listen for, after a racial incident in the community or in the headlines.

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