April 4, 2022
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GSE Dean Pam Grossman and Lea Principal Aaron Gerwer answer questions about the partnership, its history, and their shared vision for prioritizing the needs and desires of the Lea community.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
April 1, 2022
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Woodcut illustration of adult teaching children

“Teaching Independence: Bridging the Communications Gap” brought educators from around the area together to discuss the complicated task of teaching race and its relation to America’s founding in a harshly divided political climate.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
March 30, 2022
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The WOCHE panel, with Raquel Arredondo

A powerful, lively, and heartfelt panel took over the second floor of Houston Hall this past week as part of the seventh annual Women of Color in Higher Education Summit

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Higher Education
  • Leadership
March 11, 2022
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Rina Madhani showing a package of books to a small child.

Struck by her own experience as an educator, Penn GSE alum Rina Madhani is helping promote childhood literacy in the underserved communities of the Bronx through a growing nonprofit.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
February 18, 2022
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A student participating in a class discussion.

Designed to level the playing field and create a more diverse pool of leaders for Philadelphia schools, the Pathway to Leadership Program will see its first students this summer.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Leadership
February 14, 2022
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Four Penn GSE alumni working to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion

Four Penn GSE alumni describe how they are striving to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through their roles at a education nonprofit, a middle school, a state university, and a tech company

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Alumni
February 1, 2022
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Penn GSE’s Abby Reisman and Sigal Ben-Porath penned a piece for the Washington Post denouncing legislative efforts to limit classroom discussions on race, gender, and sexual orientation.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
February 1, 2022
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Penn GSE’s Andrea Kane spoke at a recent panel discussion about the importance of retaining and supporting educational leaders of color.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Leadership
January 27, 2022
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Rabani Garg and Sibylla Shekerdjiska-Benatova discuss what goes into the creation of the Best Books for Young Readers list — and what it means to them.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
January 27, 2022
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Best Books for Young Readers title card

Now more than ever, it is imperative that the stories we tell, read, and write are reflective of the histories and experiences of the many different communities that make up our world — communities which are often missing from bookshelves in schools and libraries.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning

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