Penn GSE In the Media

The New York Times | July 16, 2016

Joni E. Finney, the director of the Institute for Research on Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania, said Mrs. Clinton’s plan could make a meaningful dent in an important problem. 


The New York Times | July 8, 2016

Joni Finney cited on cost of college in analysis of Clinton's higher education policy proposal. 


Connecticut Post | July 6, 2016

According to Joni Finney's College Affordability Diagnosis, it’s almost impossible to work one’s way through state college without incurring debt.

Chronicle of Higher Education | July 3, 2016

In this Q&A, Marybeth Gasman discusses her book, Educating a Diverse Nation: Lessons From Minority-Serving Institutions. 


Connecticut Post | June 26, 2016

An analysis of Connecticut's ranking in Joni Finney's College Affordability Diagnosis report.


University World News | June 21, 2016

Penn AHEAD's Alan Ruby comments on the Brexit vote's potential impact on higher education in the UK. 


Inside Higher Ed | June 20, 2016

At AAUP, Shaun Harper decided to crowdsource inspiration for his keynote on faculty members' role and responsibilities regarding classroom conversations about race.

Diverse Issues | June 19, 2016

"Money alone is not enough," says Laura Perna, commenting on college promise scholarship programs.  

Philadelphia Inquirer | June 10, 2016

In this op-ed, Torch Lytle asks: What are the implications of charter-school growth for the city?

Inside Higher Ed | June 9, 2016

The Stanford University sexual assault case raises crucial issues about gender, class and race, writes Marybeth Gasman.

Philadelphia Tribune | May 31, 2016

Penn GSE will be involved in providing counseling and social work services for the center as part of the Penn Futures Project


Chronicle of Higher Education | May 24, 2016

Shaun Harper comments on takeaways from the past year of campus activism. 


Chronicle of Higher Education | May 18, 2016

Marybeth Gasman comments on the potential ramafications of changes to North Carolina's higher education system. 


US News & World Report | May 17, 2016

"Employers need to have a much larger view" of the types of engineering programs they support and recruit from, says Marybeth Gasman.

Times Higher Education | May 13, 2016

In this op-ed, Matthew Hartley ponders how prestigious (and pricey) colleges can justify their course costs.

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram | May 9, 2016

“Students are starting to see that some of the assurances made to them [by university administrators] are not real,” says Shaun Harper.

High Ground Memphis | May 6, 2016

This feature cites Shaun Harper's study on the black male graduation gap for college student-athletes. 


Chronicle of Higher Education | May 1, 2016

Shaun Harper comments on some unintended consequences of pushing all students toward college. 


Christian Science Monitor | April 29, 2016

New reports from IRHE and Penn AHEAD are cited in this article on the cost of college. 


Washington Post | April 27, 2016

In response to her new study, Joni Finney comments on college affordability in Maryland and Virginia. 


Times Higher Education | April 27, 2016

Laura Perna says the President's plan signals that "the jobs being created in the US economy now largely require some college education. Not necessarily a degree from a four-year institution. But definitely more than a high school diploma."

Hechinger Report | April 25, 2016

According to Richard Ingersoll, shortages are more about the failure to retain veteran teachers.  


The Atlantic | April 25, 2016

Resource constraints and structural failures often limit the choices of students from lower-income families to the local or online, non-selective or for-profit postsecondary educational institutions, says Laura Perna. 


Minnesota Public Radio | April 21, 2016

In this radio program, Richard Ingersoll comments on teachers and school violence. 


Market Watch | April 19, 2016

In 2014, just 10% of dependent family members who said they received a bachelor’s degree by the time they were 24 years old came from families in the lowest income quartile, according to a study by the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education in Washington, D.C. and PennAHEAD.

Slate | April 14, 2016

In this podcast, Marybeth Gasman discusses why minority-serving institutions may be the best fit for some college-bound students.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education | April 13, 2016

Frances O'Connell Rust, Director of Teacher Education at Penn GSE, comments on what it takes to prepare a good teacher. 


Time | April 12, 2016

Marybeth Gasman advises prospective students to look beyond a college’s overall graduation rates and examine its success at graduating African Americans. 


Philadelphia Inquirer | April 7, 2016

Martin Ihrig is working with the orchestra on an information-mapping project that will survey all the existing music education programs in the city  


The Conversation | March 24, 2016

Andy Porter and Morgan Polikoff of C-SAIL provide a thorough history and explanation of the Common Core State Standards.