Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
August 29, 2022
, The New York Times

How bad is the teacher shortage? Depends on where you live.

How bad is the teacher shortage? The answer depends on where you live, according to an article in the New York Times. Jacey Fortin and Eliza Fawcett spoke with experts and educators from across the country, including Richard Ingersoll.

Abby Reisman, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
August 27, 2022
, Philadelphia Magazine

How do we teach history in America today?

Abby Reisman joins five other Philadelphia educators to discuss American history, equity and inclusion, critical race theory, and other hot-button issues schools and teachers face in 2022.

Howard C. Stevenson, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
August 17, 2022
, Word in Black

Here’s how Black boys can cope with racial and gender violence

Howard Stevenson speaks about the PLAAY Project, which prepares Black male youth to cope with crisis and high-stress situations through sports.

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
August 10, 2022
, Oregon Capital Chronicle

Oregon schools lean heavily on emergency teachers, including untrained ones

Research from Richard Ingersoll shows that nearly half of teachers nationwide quit within their first five years on the job.

Michael A. Gottfried, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
August 5, 2022
, San Francisco Examiner

A quarter of San Francisco public school students were chronically absent last year

Michael Gottfried outlines the four distinct ways that students are impacted by chronic absence, as well as the factors that contribute to it.

Damani White-Lewis, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
July 12, 2022
, Inside Higher Ed

Mitigating bias through rubrics

The work of Damani White-Lewis is referenced on how the concept of faculty fit can perpetuate biases in hiring if it’s not standardized.

Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
July 8, 2022
, Inside Higher Ed

Enabling midcareer faculty of color to thrive

Sydney Freeman Jr., a visiting scholar, and Laura W. Perna write that faculty of color and women faculty are known to shoulder more of the invisible labor associated with the college teaching profession.

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
July 1, 2022
, The Chronicle of Higher Education

‘There’s so many questions’: sports-realignment shocker could mean a sea change for higher ed

Karen Weaver estimated that UCLA and USC each stood to make as much as $30 million more per year as members of the Big Ten.

Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
June 29, 2022
, Chicago Tribune

The Supreme Court gets an F in history for its rationales in abortion, gun rulings

Jonathan Zimmerman writes that history can inform our contemporary debates, but it can’t resolve them.

Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
June 14, 2022
, The Christian Science Monitor

One country, two histories: What does it mean to be an American?

The United States has come to an inflection point in our disagreements about what America is and what it means, says Jonathan Zimmerman.

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
June 5, 2022
, Forbes.com

In NCAA Division I, new data shows burnout is rampant among administrators

While many former athletes, business majors and even some sports fans aspire to work in college sports, it doesn’t take long to realize that it cannot be defined as a typical 40 hour a week job, says Karen Weaver.

Howard C. Stevenson, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
May 31, 2022
, Axios

Coping tips for parents and teachers after the Uvalde school shooting

Howard Stevenson provides tips on coping in the aftermath of the shootings in Uvalde, Texas.

Robert M. Zemsky, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
April 15, 2022
, The Washington Post

Momentum builds behind a three-year degree to lower college costs

Robert Zemsky is quoted on the worries that speeding up curriculum to graduate from college in three years would “cheapen the degree.”

Janine Remillard, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
March 23, 2022
, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Black and brown women are underrepresented in STEM fields. This program works with K-12 girls to fix that.

Janine Remillard speaks about a local program that prepares Black girls for careers in STEM fields. “Black girls need to be in an environment where they can thrive by being supported as learners, and by being able to look around and see others like themselves,” she says.

Jonathan Zimmerman, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
March 10, 2022
, The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why Teaching Still Gets No Respect in Doctoral Training

Jonathan Zimmerman speaks about how teaching has been ignored until recently because “it has never been professionalized.” He says research has received more attention while teaching has gotten less, and suggests four guidelines for those considering peer review of teaching.

Michael A. Gottfried, Penn GSE
In the Media
 | 
March 8, 2022
, Yahoo!News

Student ‘Mental Health Days’ Catching On In More States

Michael Gottfried speaks about mental health absences in schools. Unexcused absences can lead to truancy, get kids into trouble, get parents into trouble, and can lead to juvenile justice outcomes, he says. Schools need to keep careful track of students who take repeated mental health days.

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