Penn GSE In the Media

The Baltimore Sun Online | April 12, 2018
Joni Finney explains the growing trend in statewide initiatives for free community college and some positive results of Promise programs enacted in Tennessee.
The Economic Times | April 3, 2018
Alan Ruby and Matthew Hartley write about a panel’s selection of 20 higher education institutions in India that can compete with the best institutions worldwide. 
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Online | March 28, 2018
Marybeth Gasman comments on the new report by the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions that explores the lack of women in presidential positions at Minority Serving Institutions. 
The Notebook | March 21, 2018
Kate Kinney Grossman notes that teacher education students are focused on the whole student, not just teaching a subject.  
The Hill | March 20, 2018
Daniel A. Wagner argues for improving how the U.S. spends foreign aid money on education. 
Al Día | March 8, 2018
Marybeth Gasman discusses the HSI Pathways to the Professoriate program which seeks to increase the number of Latinx professors throughout the country. 
Inside Higher Ed | March 8, 2018
Sigal Ben-Porath, participating in a panel discussion, suggests that institutions create inclusive environments that encourage students to weigh in. 
Education Dive | March 8, 2018
Howard Stevenson suggests that higher education leaders must incorporate training for faculty and students in order to build racial literacy. 
Philadelphia Inquirer | February 28, 2018
Howard Stevenson discusses how people may feel when they encounter written slurs. 
Vulture | February 23, 2018
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas comments on a new young-adult novel that moves Black protagonists to the center of the fantastic. 
Society for Human Resource Management | February 23, 2018
Annie McKee identifies the four key elements of emotional intelligence that are critical for leaders. 
Diverse Issues in Higher Education | February 19, 2018
Manuel S. González Canché writes about colleges and universities with need-blind admissions practices and the need for highly selective education institutions to redefine “merit.” 
KUOW-FM Online | February 10, 2018
Sigal Ben-Porath discusses the issue of universities charging security fees for speakers and the changing nature of college protests and rallies. 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | February 8, 2018
Marybeth Gasman comments on the first historically black colleges and universities, located in the North. 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Online | January 29, 2018
Marybeth Gasman comments on the concerning low graduation rates at some HBCUs and the connection between graduation rates and low income. 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch | January 28, 2018
Richard Ingersoll explains the reason why teachers of color leave the teaching force at a higher rate than White teachers and how to address this issue. 
Education Week | January 25, 2018
Rebecca Maynard comments on the potential impact of consolidating three research programs if the proposed budget is passed. 
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.” 
The Inquirer | January 15, 2018
Jonathan Zimmerman suggests that teachers should teach students how to hold debates with respectful behavior. 
Diverse Issues in Higher Education | January 15, 2018
Marybeth Gasman discusses some suggestions she gives her students on attending academic conferences. 
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.