Penn GSE In the Media

Philadelphia Inquirer | January 15, 2018

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.”


Education Week | January 12, 2018

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.


Times Higher Education | January 8, 2018

Joni Finney discusses the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (Prosper) Act, saying it could result in “many scams that will take advantage of students and the federal aid dollars of the federal government.”Marsha Richardson shares how to be mindful and be emotionally healthy.


Chalkbeat | January 1, 2018

Pam Grossman is cited for having shown that teachers can learn about teaching when their colleagues act in the role of students. | December 28, 2017

Jonathan Zimmerman suggests that across the political spectrum, Americans are distrusting college and universities; he offers three suggestions for improvement. 


Philadelphia Inquirer | December 27, 2017

Matthew Steinberg and Johanna Lacoe’s new study on the academic and behavioral consequences of discipline policy reform is discussed in this opinion piece.


ACM News (Association for Computing Machinery) | December 18, 2017

Ryan Baker discusses how AI-based tutoring systems are allowing the majority of students to proceed at their own pace, while freeing up teachers to work with individual students.


Houston Chronicle Online | December 15, 2017

Laura Perna discusses whether free college programs can make colleges more affordable and increase college attainment. 


NEA Today | December 12, 2017

Richard Ingersoll comments on teacher retention, in particular, the importance of teachers being treated as professionals and having a voice in school-wide decisions. 


Philadelphia Inquirer | December 8, 2017

Joni Finney comments on the GOP’s endowment tax proposal and says that schools may resort to increases in tuition in order to pay the tax.


Knowledge@Wharton | December 6, 2017

Laura Perna discusses the impact of the recent change to the tax code on students, colleges, and higher education as a whole.


Inside Higher Ed | December 5, 2017

Marybeth Gasman explains the rationale behind NFL’s donation as a commitment to social change for African-Americans.


Inside Higher Ed | December 4, 2017

Marybeth Gasman is quoted about the impact of the Higher Education Act on colleges that are educating low-income students.


National Public Radio Online | November 22, 2017

Jonathan Zimmerman comments on the idea of conducting discussions about relationships in classrooms.


Forbes Online | November 21, 2017

Annie McKee explains the five most common traps that hold people back from happiness.


Times Higher Education (U.K.) | November 20, 2017

Joni Finney comments on how higher education has benefited from tax exemptions but may need to regroup on how more of their resources can benefit lower-income students.


The Philadelphia Inquirer | November 20, 2017

Marybeth Gasman suggests that in order to turn around a struggling institution, you have to take big risks.


The Hill Online | November 17, 2017

Daniel Wagner explains why the recent withdraw of the U.S from UNESCO is concerning.


Chronicle of Higher Education | November 17, 2017

Harris Sokoloff and Jonathan Zimmerman discuss the recent event “Can We Talk? Political Dialogue in Donald Trump’s America.”


Philadelphia Inquirer | November 16, 2017

Rand Quinn shares his opinion about what is needed for the School District of Philadelphia.


WYPR – NPR | November 15, 2017

Sigal Ben-Porath participates in a discussion on issues such as trigger warnings, safe spaces, and first amendment rights on college campuses.


San Francisco Chronicle Online | November 13, 2017

Jonathan Zimmerman writes about why it is important for educators to initiate conversations about sexual harassment. 


The Inquirer | November 12, 2017

James Lytle comments on the expected educational progress at Kenderton Elementary.


Yahoo Finance UK | November 12, 2017

Annie McKee’s book “How To Be Happy At Work” features techniques for finding happiness at work.


Diverse Issues in Higher Education | November 12, 2017

Marybeth Gasman comments on a recent ruling by Judge Catherine Blake and discusses the importance of government funding in supporting HBCUs.


The Philadelphia Tribune | November 11, 2017

Howard Stevenson comments on Forward Promise’s partnership with nine organizations that focus on supporting boys and young men of color after trauma.


The Michigan Daily | November 9, 2017

Laura Perna shares her research on the role of public policy on college access and success.


Diverse Issues in Higher Education | November 2, 2017

Joni Finney comments on strategies for institutions to maintain enrollment when facing a shrinking number of recent high school graduates.


Education Week | November 1, 2017

Richard Ingersoll shares his research about how the inclusion of teachers in decision-making has a positive impact on student performance.


The Philadelphia Tribune | November 1, 2017

Marybeth Gasman comments on the increasing enrollment of freshmen at HBCUs.