Penn GSE In the Media

Education Week | January 11, 2017

Eleven researchers from Penn GSE have made Education Week’s 2017 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings list. 


Philadelphia Inquirer | January 6, 2017

Marybeth Gasman says her racist father prompted her to dedicate her life to social justice, including her penning an op-ed that criticized colleges for failing to employ more faculty of color.


NPR | January 3, 2017

Marybeth Gasman spoke with NPR All Things Considered about Fisk University.


PBS | January 3, 2017

"I can only see [education attainment] gaps growing in terms of race and ethnicity and certainly in terms of income if we don’t do something about this,” said Joni Finney.


Wharton Business Radio | December 17, 2016

Penn GSE's Mike Johanek & Michigan State's Rebecca Jacobsen discuss Betsy DeVos's nomination for US Secretary of Education. Originally aired on 12/17/16 by Wharton Business Radio (@BizRadio111).

Inside Higher Ed | December 16, 2016

Peter Eckel writes about board institutional governance and accountability for colleges and universities.


Education Next | December 15, 2016

Education Next named "What Do We Know About School Discipline Reform," co-authored by Matthew Steinberg, as one of its top-20 stories of 2016.


The Christian Science Monitor | December 14, 2016

“Every school, every school district, and every state should be very serious about routinely and systematically assessing school climate, because it really is one of many key determinants of student performance and success,” says Shaun Harper.


The Chronicle of Higher Education | December 13, 2016

Jonathan Zimmerman on the restriction of free speech and racial equality.

Diverse Education | December 13, 2016

“Strengthening leadership pathways for [minority-serving institutions] is one way to ensure institutional commitment to diversity and equity in higher education," says Marybeth Gasman.

LinkedIn | December 12, 2016

Marybeth Gasman named one of LinkedIn's Top 10 Voices in Education.


Brookings Institution | December 9, 2016

Pam Grossman offers recommendations for the next administration on improving the teacher workforce.


EdSource | December 6, 2016

A gender gap in men going to college ultimately plays itself out in degree attainment, says Shaun Harper.


The Chronicle of Higher Education | December 6, 2016

Joni Finney says high price tags of Pennsylvania's colleges, among other things, complicate postsecondary institutions' tasks to adapt to demographic trends.


Philadelphia Inquirer | November 30, 2016

Jonathan Zimmerman writes about the national debate over charter schools and public education.


LinkedIn | November 28, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about Betsey DeVos being named as the nominee for U.S. secretary of education.


The Charlotte Observer | November 24, 2016

Jonathan Zimmerman says teachers should focus on giving their students the skills and knowledge to analyze political issues on their own, while refraining from imposing their own particular views.

The Huffington Post | November 21, 2016

Marybeth Gasman responds to Penn GSE colleague Jonathan Zimmerman's New York Daily News  article about patronizing students with emotional support post-Trump's presidential win.


The Chronicle of Higher Education | November 16, 2016

Marybeth Gasman shares her concern regarding a Trump presidency's impact on prior White House initiatives that support minority-serving institutions.


Inside Higher Ed | November 14, 2016

Shaun Harper reflects on the shocking US presidential election result, saying the concerns of Trump voters and people of color need to be paid attention to, as well as the issues they both raise. 


The American Prospect | November 2, 2016

Matthew Steinberg is mentioned here regarding how some of the largest school districts in the United States have implemented policy reforms to curtail the use of suspension and other approaches to discipline.


Insider Higher Ed | November 1, 2016
Charles H. F. Davis III writes that academics must stop being surprised when students of color are able to thoughtfully articulate themselves in their writing and in class discussions.
Campus Technology | October 31, 2016

“We hope communities and states can use this data to inform decisions about designing and structuring College Promise programs,” said Laura Perna, after the recent launch of the online College Promise database.


The Hechinger Report | October 28, 2016

Marybeth Gasman comments on the recent appointments of black presidents at predominantly white colleges.


Inside Higher Ed | October 27, 2016

Peter shares his expertise on the baseline fundamentals, performance, and culture of boards.


Washington Monthly | October 25, 2016

Richard Ingersoll talks about the difficulty of closing the gap between the numbers of minority students and minority teachers.


Inside Higher Ed | October 25, 2016

The Center for Minority Serving Institutions and the Council on International Exchange have partnered up to increase study abroad participation at MSIs. Marybeth Gasman said, "...we don’t have enough students from minority-serving institutions that are studying abroad. We are trying to fundamentally change that..."


Philadelphia Inquirer | October 24, 2016

"That's precisely what our free-speech debate needs right now: more fuss from the faculty. Free speech should be an academic question, not an administrative one. The real question is whether we'll step up to answer it," says Jonathan Zimmerman.

The Chronicle of Higher Education | October 23, 2016

Marybeth Gasman's widely discussed The Hechinger Report article on why universities don't hire more faculty of color is mentioned in this piece on diversifying the faculty.


The Washington Post | October 21, 2016

Joan Goodman writes about no-excuses charter schools' promotion of joyous learning and offers reservations to the idea of educators artificially manufacturing emotional states in students.