Penn GSE In the Media

With Good Reason | July 28, 2017
Richard Ingersoll discusses the factors that lead to high turnover in the teaching profession. 
National Public Radio | July 28, 2017
Susan Yoon suggests teachers give students the tools to think like a scientist using evidence, sources, deduction, hypotheses, and results. 
Chief Learning Officer | July 27, 2017
Annie McKee discusses how leaders can actively work to create a workplace where people connect their personal values with their work. 
New York Daily News | July 24, 2017
Jonathan Zimmerman asserts that there are legitimate reasons to oppose school vouchers, but the fact that early voucher proponents had racist motivations does not mean that today’s proponents do. 
Education Week | July 24, 2017
Sharon Wolf discusses the study’s findings on school readiness and the need for policymakers to consider the dimension of neighborhood disadvantage. 
Education Dive | July 24, 2017
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas points to successes in educating children from non-dominant backgrounds and suggests that it’s not just about money but also about will. 
Boston Globe | July 17, 2017
Robert Zemsky discusses the changing market in which small private schools are competing. 
Wall Street Journal | July 17, 2017
Marybeth Gasman asserts that loan programs should be more particular in their lending, and borrowers should have a plan for paying back the loans.  
Huffington Post | July 16, 2017
Richard Ingersoll is cited for his research putting the cost of teacher attrition nationally at approximately $2.2 billion a year. | July 14, 2017
Joni Finney comments on the report on Pennsylvania’s state universities, indicating that fixing the system as a whole is important, and that that closing campuses would have been more of a distraction than a solution. 
Harvard Business Review | July 12, 2017
Annie McKee promotes caring for self and others, taking responsibility for our own actions and feelings, and leaning in to our natural empathies. 
The Guardian | July 11, 2017
Annie McKee and Richard Boyatzis describe the renewal cycle in which school leaders combat negative stress with reflection. 
Forbes | July 10, 2017
Joni Finney explains that students should look at how much debt they’ve accumulated as an undergrad and their expected debt level on the graduate level. 
The Educated Reporter | July 5, 2017
Pam Grossman discusses education and classroom teaching with reporters at the Education Writers Association national seminar at Georgetown University. 
The Chronicle of Higher Education | July 2, 2017
Marybeth Gasman discusses the HSI Pathways to the Professoriate program that trains undergraduates at Hispanic-Serving Institutions for academic careers. 
Psychology Today | June 30, 2017
Annie McKee writes about stress in the workplace, why it matters, and what to do about it. 
The Philadelphia Inquirer | June 25, 2017
Marybeth Gasman comments on the three university appointments and the message that they communicate. 
The Chronicle of Higher Education | June 22, 2017
Marybeth Gasman comments on the trends surrounding the search process for presidents of historically black colleges and universities. 
Blog Talk Radio | June 22, 2017
Marybeth Gasman discusses why there is a lack of faculty of color in higher education. 
Inside Sources | June 20, 2017
Richard Ingersoll comments on the history of teachers’ unions and the importance of understanding the historical context when looking at political issues facing unions today. 
Houston Chronicle | June 20, 2017
Marybeth Gasman comments on Ruth Simmons’s background as a graduate of a historically black college, her achievements as president of Brown University, and the benefits these experiences will bring to Prairie View.  
Higher Education Today | June 19, 2017
Laura Perna and Roman Ruiz write about the correlations between place of residence and college attainment, and how understanding these correlations can help target the needs of different communities. | June 15, 2017
Jonathan Zimmerman questions David Horowitz’s code of ethics and how students can learn the skills of democracy if we prohibit our teachers from modeling them. 
Times Higher Education | June 14, 2017
Matthew Hartley and Alan Ruby advise a Kazakhstan government working group on how to create a governance structure for a research institution.  
Diverse Issues in Higher Education | June 14, 2017
Laura Perna notes the need to pay attention to short-term and long-term results for students who are encouraged to attend particular institutions, given the on-average low completion and transfer rates at community colleges. 
The Chronicle of Higher Education | June 13, 2017
Jonathan Zimmerman analyzes Harvard’s reported decision to retract admissions offers from 10 students who posted offensive social media messages and suggests that “the best reply to bad speech is always more speech, not less.” 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | June 11, 2017
Joni Finney remarks on the disparities among Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities and notes that it is the government’s role to even out the opportunities. 
Education Week | June 5, 2017
Jonathan Zimmerman discusses how K-12 educators must use care and discretion when expressing political opinions so they do not impose their beliefs on their students. 
NEA Today | June 2, 2017
Richard Ingersoll comments on the importance of retaining teachers of color and the need to improve working conditions in schools where resources are scarce. 
Washington Post | May 28, 2017
Nearly 200 teachers in D.C. Public Schools quit their jobs this school year. Richard Ingersoll comments on the research regarding high turnover rates in schools.