December 10, 2020
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Half of a bright blue sphere representing Earth is illuminated, and surrounding the sphere are digital icons including a phone symbol, wi-fi symbol, dollar sign, and camera icon.

Amid a global pandemic and perhaps the largest civil rights movement in U.S. history, Penn GSE is embracing the shift to virtual education, providing resources to educators and leaders in the field at large, and addressing issues of race, equity, and access throughout the School’s work.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Counseling & Psychology
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Alumni
  • Special Topic: COVID-19
November 18, 2020
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Jalil Bishop and the NAACP report cover

Jalil Mustaffa Bishop, Vice-Provost Postdoctoral Scholar and Penn GSE Lecturer, recently co-authored an NAACP report examining the ongoing effect of student debt on Black students and families.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Higher Education
October 22, 2020
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Elementary school students sit at round tables in a classroom. Behind them are colorful decorations, classroom projects, and school supplies. A woman stands at the front of the room and a man sits to the left. A headline on the image reads, “Recasting the Moment.”

A nationally sought expert on racial stress and racial trauma, Penn GSE’s Dr. Howard Stevenson discusses the national landscape and how racial literacy can help create a better future.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Counseling & Psychology
  • Alumni
October 22, 2020
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The role of educators and leaders worldwide is more important than ever in today’s landscape. Four Penn GSE alumni share the challenges they have faced as while charting a promising path forward.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Alumni
  • Special Topic: COVID-19
September 11, 2020
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A white rose is left inside an engraved name at the 9/11 memorial in New York City.

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher and Deepa Iyer argue that 9/11 curricula should include lessons on the Global War on Terror, Islamophobia and anti-Muslim racism, and community building.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
August 4, 2020
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Charlotte Jacobs

Penn GSE’s Charlotte Jacobs and Ramona Weber describe what they have learned researching the experience of Black girls in independent schools. 

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
July 30, 2020
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Nkemka Anyiwo, a postdoctoral fellow at Penn GSE’s Racial Empowerment Collaborative

Nkemka Anyiwo, a postdoctoral fellow at Penn GSE’s Racial Empowerment Collaborative, recently told CNN the longtime use of lowercasing the word can ‘operate as an implicit form of racial messaging.’

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
July 16, 2020
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Penn GSE's Howard Stevenson

Howard Stevenson is an expert on racial literacy. Here’s what people have asked him this summer.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Special Topic: COVID-19
June 8, 2020
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Marsha Richardson, right, leads a discussion at Penn GSE in 2019.

Leading an EDTECH WEEK Masterclass, Marsha Richardson said educators need to take care of their own wellness needs, as well as those of their students.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Counseling & Psychology
  • Special Topic: COVID-19
May 21, 2020
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Howard Stevenson

Howard Stevenson on what COVID-19 has revealed about race and health.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Special Topic: COVID-19

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