Press Releases

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.
September 29, 2016
Report finds 135,000 students, or up to 19% of those eligible, sat out 2015 standardized tests.
September 27, 2016
Nelson Flores is available for comment on the first presidential debate.
September 27, 2016
Linda Lucker Leibowitz is Available for Comment
September 14, 2016
Researchers examined what happened last time the state used a formula