Penn GSE In the Media

NPR's All Things Considered | January 22, 2016

Thomas says children are ready to talk about race, slavery, and Black Lives Matter. 


Fortune | January 20, 2016

Wagner, UNESCO chair in learning and literacy, comments on value of considering illiteracy a foundational social problem. 


Brookings | January 19, 2016

John Fantuzzo of Penn GSE and Dennis Culhane of Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice discuss their Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy initiative. 


Philadelphia Inquirer | January 11, 2016

Jon Supovitz comments on the impact of teacher shortages. 


The Washington Post | January 8, 2016

NFL agent Donald Yee cites Shaun Harper's 2013 study on black male student athletes to make his case. 


Education Week | January 6, 2016

Ten Penn GSE professors named to Rick Hess's list of influential education scholars. 


BBC News | December 23, 2015

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas comments on the new Harry Potter, noting "a definite shift towards what she calls colour blind casting."


L.A. Times | December 17, 2015

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas reviews four books that are particularly well suited for sparking rich discussions with children and adults.


The Washington Post | December 16, 2015

In this essay, Sigal Ben-Porath offers 3 practical guidelines for schools and teachers. 


Philadelphia Inquirer | December 11, 2015

In this op-ed, Yasmin Kafai advocates for increased computer science curricula on the eve of the Hour of Code. 


Inside Higher Ed | December 10, 2015

Climate studies are not worth the money unless a university takes action on the findings, says Shaun Harper. 


ABC News | December 2, 2015

Bringing computer science into the schools ensures that everyone has an opportunity to become digitally literate, says Yasmin Kafai.


Philadelphia Inquirer | November 27, 2015

Architecture critic Inga Saffron reviews John Puckett's Becoming Penn.


Chronicle of Higher Education | November 24, 2015

"Students are worried that if they don’t act right now, while this is hot, that things are going to go back to business as usual on their campuses," says Shaun Harper.

The Atlantic | November 23, 2015

“Even at places that are impressively diverse, students still feel very much on the fringes,” said Shaun Harper.


Inside Higher Ed | November 17, 2015

Penn AHEAD's Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower write about the impact and role of governing boards on college climate. 


USA Today | November 13, 2015

Shaun Harper speaks to For The Win about the power of college athletes in the wake of Missouri. 


U.S. News & World Report | November 11, 2015

"Too many college presidents don't do enough and hope the problem goes away," says Marybeth Gasman


The New York Times | November 6, 2015

“Publishers are not thinking enough about who is reading these books,” says Ebony E. Thomas.


Inside Higher Ed | November 4, 2015

Marybeth Gasman comments on shootings at HBCUs in the context of other recent campus shootings.

Grid Magazine | October 29, 2015

Students in Yasmin Kafai's courses engage in creative work through Philadelphia's Maker Jawn program.

Yahoo Finance | October 28, 2015

"There is a broader affordability issue that the public is very concerned about," says Joni Finney.

CNBC | October 28, 2015

GOP talks student loans, but "none of them are going after the problem that caused this high debt," says Joni Finney.

PBS NewsHour | October 28, 2015

S.C. video shows "just a snapshot of a larger set of structural issues around discipline," says Shaun Harper. 

The Wall Street Journal | October 27, 2015

Marybeth Gasman comments: “There is considerable research that shows that HBCUs provide an empowering environment free of white racism.”

NPR | October 22, 2015

The more comprehensive a mentoring program, the more likely a new teacher is to stick around, says Richard Ingersoll.

Harvard Business Review | October 20, 2015

Annie McKee of the PennCLO & Med Ed programs explains the skills required to transition into a leadership role. 

Education Week | October 19, 2015

John Fantuzzo helps build the systems that allow agencies to share student data. 


Forbes | October 14, 2015

Through the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition, Bobbi Kurshan wants to offer a mechanism to help passionate people define good questions and test good ideas.

The Washington Post | October 14, 2015

Joan Goodman explains the problem with elaborate behavioral regimes.