Penn GSE In the Media

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. 
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..." 
Washington Monthly | October 25, 2016
Richard Ingersoll talks about the difficulty of closing the gap between the numbers of minority students and minority teachers. 
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. 
Forbes | October 20, 2016
Bobbi Kurshan shares what features teachers and district officials most often seek when choosing digital content to use in the classroom.
CNN | October 19, 2016
Jonathan Zimmerman says that the Trump candidacy has played a large role in triggering prejudiced episodes in public schools. "It's made lots of people and their kids feel more free to express certain bigoted ideas." 
University World News | October 18, 2016
Alan Ruby discusses the effects globalization and political volatility have on postsecondary institutions. 
Metro | October 17, 2016
Rand Quinn offers insights on the nature of the debate on charter schools versus public schools. 
AlterNet | October 12, 2016
"Teaching has always been a poorly paid profession, particularly considering its educational requirements and responsibilities. Part of the reason for the lower pay is that at the dawn of the modern public-school system, teaching was considered 'women’s work,' and thus the second income in families," according to Richard Ingersoll. 
The Washington Post | October 11, 2016
Marybeth Gasman writes about the reactions she received by people who read her essay from The Washington Post regarding why universities don't hire faculty of color.  
The Washington Post | October 8, 2016
Donald Trump's comments about women are dominating the news this weekend. But Shaun Harper writes in the Washington Post that this is a much bigger problem than Trump. 
The Associated Press | October 6, 2016
Parents, teachers and counselors alike need to talk with children of all ages about the kind of weight bullying happening in the Trump campaign, says Linda Lucker Leibowitz.  
EdCircuit | October 3, 2016
"I believe it is critically the role of the librarians to train students with the skill to say, 'Okay, let's look at what makes the information good information'," says Eleni Miltsakaki. 
Philadelphia Inquirer | October 2, 2016
Jonathan Zimmerman pens an op-ed about having conversations about Islam in the classroom. 
Washington Post | October 2, 2016
Shaun Harper comments on a school’s reaction to a student’s depiction of racism in America.