July 26, 2017
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“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. 

 

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July 12, 2017
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Bynoe-Sullivan begins teaching this fall at Clymer Elementary, a Mastery Charter School in North Philadelphia.

 

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April 14, 2017
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Jolley Bruce Christman, GED’71, GR’87, and her late husband Steven S. Goldberg, GR’85, support graduating doctoral students at Penn GSE for their work in urban education.

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March 29, 2017
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Since the 2016 election, Penn GSE professor Jonathan Zimmerman, and Harris Sokoloff and Chris Satullo of the Penn Project for Civic Engagement, have been thinking of ways to get Americans talking again. 

 

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March 24, 2017
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PEDAL@GSE offers classes weekly at GSE for people connected to Penn. The Community PEDAL@GSE program offers classes to West Philadelphia community members at the Walnut West Philadelphia Library. Last fall, Community PEDAL became partners with Philadelphia Mayor James Kenny’s Office of Adult Education, which promotes adult literacy.

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February 16, 2017
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At each dinner in the Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers series, chefs prepare food—and provide a cooking lesson—from two cultures, and guests enjoy the food together. The Reading Terminal Market could handle the food, but asked Harris Sokoloff of Penn GSE's Penn Project for Civic Engagement to create a framework to ease the guests into a deeper conversation. 

 

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January 31, 2017
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“I am providing a service to the community by teaching, but I am also learning through the service,” says Anne Pyzocha, a student in the Educational Linguistics Division, specializing in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or TESOL.

 

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January 4, 2017
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Nelson Flores explains to The Notebook how federal policies challenged the city’s robust bilingual programs.

 

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November 28, 2016
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Savage, also a Penn Law graduate, brings diverse career experiences to her new role as principal. She hopes to inspire in her students the same sense of intellectual curiosity that kept her learning and exploring. 

 

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September 28, 2016
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Public and private elementary, middle, and high schools that attain Blue Ribbon status are those where students achieve at high levels or where the achievement gap is narrowing. Penn Alexander was honored for its work narrowing the achievement gap.

 

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