In an open letter in the Washington Post, David Berliner writes that Fantuzzo's research provides necessary groundwork for experts – and the citizens of Philadelphia – trying to understand the city's schools
The Teacher Research and Knowledge: A Celebration of Writing and Literacy conference, co-sponsored by Penn GSE's PhilWP and the Teacher Education and Reading/Writing/Literacy programs, emphasized teacher knowledge in reading and literacy practices.
The Penn Futures Project has named three Calvin Bland Faculty Fellows to collaborate on research for boys and young men of color. Supported by a $2 million endowment from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Fellows were selected from the faculty at Penn’s Schools of Nursing , Graduate School of Education, and Social Policy & Practice.
“We need to look beyond education, and beyond school halls, to think about how we can support families and children, and to knit together the services that help children thrive in these conditions,” said Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman.
Howard Stevenson delivered the keynote address at the African American Museum of Philadelphia on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, reflecting on “the emotional costs of activism and being on the front lines.”
Richard Ingersoll’s findings—that students perform better on state tests when teachers have a leadership role in decision making in their school—are cited in this article that explores hybrid roles for teachers as leaders of other teachers.