Press Releases

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) from ...
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 eyewear for improving...
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. Mangum...
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.
December 14, 2016
Report: Community colleges are no longer affordable postsecondary education options for many families.
November 9, 2016
On the day after the 2016 Presidential election, four faculty members from Penn GSE's top-ranked Higher Education division offer insight.
October 24, 2016
The database allows policymakers, researchers, and journalists to search and analyze College Promise programs across the country.