Penn GSE In the Media

The Chronicle of Higher Education | October 20, 2017
Jonathan Zimmerman writes about the increase in mental illness at selective universities, and the steps that can be taken to help reduce the competitive nature of these communities.   
The Seattle Times | October 19, 2017
Jonathan Supovitz comments on the necessity and limitation of the SAT as standardized testing. | October 18, 2017
Howard Stevenson sits down with Cheltenham High School families to talk about issues of racism. 
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute | October 18, 2017
Ryan Baker and his team examine the digital traces of students’ interactions with digital applications, providing findings that can help teachers improve their practice. 
Knowledge @ Wharton | October 17, 2017
Laura Perna discusses her research that delves into issues surrounding student loans. | October 17, 2017
Martin Ihrig talks about the efforts made to improve the disparity in arts programs among Philly schools. 
The Economist | October 14, 2017
Sigal Ben-Porath argues that student activism should not be discouraged and promotes “inclusive freedom,” in which free speech is protected and all voices are included. 
Ghana Nation | October 14, 2017
Sharon Wolf discusses the training program’s impact on improving teacher-child interactions and reducing teacher burnout. 
Essence | October 11, 2017
Marybeth Gasman comments on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s expression of regret for her earlier statements. 
The Telegraph | October 10, 2017
Annie McKee shares the reasons why so many people feel unhappy at work and offers a new perspective both for workplace leaders and for individuals.
The Inquirer | October 9, 2017
Jonathan Zimmerman encourages schools to address the gun issue head-on by presenting students with a wide range of opinion so they can formulate their own. 
NPR StateImpact | October 5, 2017
Jonathan Zimmerman examines the role of educators in guiding discussions of controversial issues. 
Higher Education Today | October 4, 2017
Marybeth Gasman examines a recent report on enrollment and outcomes at HBCUs as well as how HBCUs cultivate an ethos of success. 
U.S. News and World Report | October 4, 2017
A report by the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions is cited in this article about faculty diversity. 
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education | October 3, 2017
Ed Brockenbrough of Penn GSE will serve as a Bland Fellow and will conduct research on boys and young men of color. 
The Chronicle of Higher Education | October 2, 2017
Sigal Ben-Porath and Jonathan Zimmerman comment on free-speech controversies on college campuses. 
Washington Post | September 28, 2017
Marybeth Gasman points to The Education of Blacks in the South as a book that changed her life and career. 
San Francisco Chronicle | September 28, 2017
Andy Porter comments on some of the forces that contribute to the achievement gap 
Education Next | September 27, 2017
Ryan Baker’s research is referenced in this article that asks whether machine learning can “unlock the keys to great teaching.” 
San Francisco Chronicle | September 25, 2017
Jonathan Zimmerman writes about the importance of preparing college students to engage in conversation about differences. 
McKinsey Quarterly | September 21, 2017
Annie McKee gives a practical suggestion about how to better target the teaching of job skills.  
Education Week | September 19, 2017
Marybeth Gasman notes that we should look to Minority Serving Institutions—where 40 percent of students of color are educated—as part of the solution to building a more diverse teaching force. 
University World News | September 15, 2017
Alan Ruby and Matthew Hartley write about the creation of 20 “institutions of eminence” in India. 
Forbes | September 14, 2017
Marybeth Gasman comments on the impact and significance of Minority Serving Institutions and discusses opportunities to get more involved in the electoral process. 
New York Post | September 14, 2017
Richard Ingersoll discusses that far from shortage, the growth in the teaching force has actually surpassed student growth. 
PBS NewsHour | September 11, 2017
Annie McKee’s book How to be Happy at Work: the Power of Purpose, Hope and Friendships is excerpted in this NewsHour column. 
Philadelphia Inquirer | September 11, 2017
Annie McKee shares her life experience that inspired her to write her new book How to Be Happy at Work and some key takeaway suggestions about finding happiness at work. 
Inside Higher Ed | September 8, 2017
Sigal R. Ben-Porath discusses the concept of “inclusive freedom” and approaches to maintaining inclusive free speech on campuses after the events in Charlottesville. 
Diverse Issues in Higher Education | September 6, 2017
Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student William Casey Boland comment on a new report that highlights the return on investment of minority-serving institutions. 
NewsWorks | September 6, 2017
Jonathan Zimmerman writes about privacy in classrooms in the digital age.