Press Releases

April 25, 2017
New website allows journalists, policymakers, educators and the public to explore data on equality and opportunity in U.S. higher education.
April 18, 2017
In the early 2000s, alarmed by low graduation rates and an underprepared workforce, Tennessee’s political, educational, and business leaders launched a plan to boost educational attainment. A new independent report from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE)...
March 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and the Milken Family Foundation announced the finalists for the eighth annual Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC) today. Emerging ventures include neurocognitive...
March 2, 2017
Researchers tracked about a million tweets about the Common Core and found sophisticated networks, operating strategically to push debate.
February 15, 2017
The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) announced that Elmira Mangum, former president of Florida A&M University (FAMU), will be spending a half-year sabbatical at the University of Pennsylvania. ...
February 13, 2017
Two master's students from Penn GSE have been selected as fellows in the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project. Abdul-Qadir Islam and Rebecca Kuss will be part of the multi-year initiative to improve the teaching of the history of slavery in K-12 schools across the nation.
February 2, 2017
In the next five years, 90 undergraduates from Hispanic Serving Institutions will be supported by the $5.1 million program to train more Latinos for academic careers.