Penn GSE News
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April 14, 2016

When Andrew Biros, C’10, GED’12, undertook his student-teaching assignment in Penn GSE’s Teacher Education Program, he found that too many of his pupils at University City High School in Philadelphia did not expect to be active participants in the classroom.

Penn GSE News
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April 14, 2016

To Helen Gym, C’93, GED’96, if the quality of American public education is at stake, so are the values at the heart of our democracy.

Penn GSE News
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April 14, 2016

In 2009, Paul Quinn College was in danger of losing its accreditation. When Michael Sorrell, GRD’15, became president, he enacted a series of audacious initiatives that effected change, empowerment, and enrollment.

In the Media
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April 13, 2016
, Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Education Deans Support Use of Teacher Prep Data

Frances O'Connell Rust, Director of Teacher Education at Penn GSE, comments on what it takes to prepare a good teacher. 

Marybeth Gasman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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April 12, 2016
, Time

4 Tips for African-American Students Choosing a College

Marybeth Gasman advises prospective students to look beyond a college’s overall graduation rates and examine its success at graduating African Americans. 

Press Releases
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April 11, 2016
Companies range from a platform for teaching students about the brain to a retention program for teachers in urban school.
Martin Ihrig, Penn GSE
In the Media
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April 7, 2016
, Philadelphia Inquirer

Phila. Orchestra expands programs that employ music for social impact

Martin Ihrig is working with the orchestra on an information-mapping project that will survey all the existing music education programs in the city  

Penn GSE News
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March 30, 2016

Kervin Pillot believes in the power of education. He started as Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions on February 1. 

Andy Porter, Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 24, 2016
, The Conversation

The Common Core explained

Andy Porter and Morgan Polikoff of C-SAIL provide a thorough history and explanation of the Common Core State Standards. 

Penn GSE News
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March 24, 2016

The Penn GSE Education Alumni Association (EAA) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 EAA Awards. Awardees will be recognized at GSE’s Education Alumni Awards & Celebration of Teachers on Friday, May 13, 2016, during Penn’s Alumni Weekend.

Martin Ihrig, Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 22, 2016
, Harvard Business Review

Managing Your Mission-Critical Knowledge

Originally appearing in 2015, this article by Martin Ihrig is a 2015 McKinsey Award Finalist. 

Abby Reisman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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March 21, 2016
, Time

How to Talk to Your Kids about Donald Trump

Abby Reisman suggests parents and teachers can help students “use history to make sense of the present.”

In the Media
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March 21, 2016
, Education Week

1st Graders Make Significant Growth With Reading Recovery Program, Study Shows

New CPRE study was one of the largest and most rigorous ever implemented in the field of education.

Press Releases
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March 17, 2016
The evaluation by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education was one of the largest and most rigorous ever implemented in the field of education.
In the Media
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March 16, 2016
, NPR

Low Graduation Rates Among Black Athletes

Sports columnist Kevin Blackistone speaks with NPR's Morning Edition about Shaun Harper's new report. 

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