Daniel A. Wagner, Penn GSE
In the Media
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January 20, 2016
, Fortune

Virtual Reality Shines Light on Illiteracy at World Economic Forum

Wagner, UNESCO chair in learning and literacy, comments on value of considering illiteracy a foundational social problem. 

John W. Fantuzzo, Penn GSE
In the Media
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January 19, 2016
, Brookings

The promise of integrated data systems for social policy reform: A Q&A with Dennis Culhane and John Fantuzzo, principal investigators, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy

John Fantuzzo of Penn GSE and Dennis Culhane of Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice discuss their Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy initiative. 

Press Releases
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January 14, 2016
Matthew Steinberg's research shows evaluations based on observing teachers in the classroom often fail to meaningfully assess teacher performance.
Penn GSE News
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January 13, 2016

The course prepares the next generation of college administrators for handling the pressing problem of sexual violence on college campuses.  

Jonathan A. Supovitz, Penn GSE
In the Media
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January 11, 2016
, Philadelphia Inquirer

Teacher vacancies lead to overstuffed classrooms, burnout

Jon Supovitz comments on the impact of teacher shortages. 

In the Media
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January 8, 2016
, The Washington Post

College sports exploits unpaid black athletes. But they could force a change.

NFL agent Donald Yee cites Shaun Harper's 2013 study on black male student athletes to make his case. 

In the Media
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January 6, 2016
, Education Week

The 2016 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

Ten Penn GSE professors named to Rick Hess's list of influential education scholars. 

In the Media
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December 23, 2015
, BBC News

'Having Hermione look like me is amazing'

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas comments on the new Harry Potter, noting "a definite shift towards what she calls colour blind casting."

Penn GSE News
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December 23, 2015

Thomas’ selections highlight the best storytelling of the year that deals with issues like gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and socioeconomic class in ways that are real and empathetic.

In the Media
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December 17, 2015
, L.A. Times

A diverse mix of picture books, perfect for reading aloud

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas reviews four books that are particularly well suited for sparking rich discussions with children and adults.

Penn GSE News
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December 17, 2015

Stacy R. Gill-Phillips one of ten primary and secondary school administrators across the country named as finalists for the 2015 the Escalante-Gradillas Best in Education Prize from TheBestSchools.org.  

Sigal Ben-Porath, Penn GSE
In the Media
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December 16, 2015
, The Washington Post

How should schools respond to anti-Muslim actions against students?

In this essay, Sigal Ben-Porath offers 3 practical guidelines for schools and teachers. 

Sigal Ben-Porath, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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December 16, 2015

Writing in the Washington Post with Thea Renda Abu El-Haj, Penn GSE’s Sigal Ben-Porath offers practical steps for educators.

Yasmin B. Kafai, Penn GSE
In the Media
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December 11, 2015
, Philadelphia Inquirer

Schools must make computer science a priority

In this op-ed, Yasmin Kafai advocates for increased computer science curricula on the eve of the Hour of Code. 

Penn GSE News
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December 11, 2015

For the last decade, the Delaware Valley Consortium for Excellence & Equity has created a space for middle and high school students to find their voice. 

In the Media
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December 10, 2015
, Inside Higher Ed

Paying to Ignore Racism

Climate studies are not worth the money unless a university takes action on the findings, says Shaun Harper. 

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