Press Releases

February 24, 2015
Philadelphia, PA, Feb.  – In the past year, arguments about the Common Core State Standards have spilled from education policy circles into the public discourse. By democratizing the flow of information and offering a rallying point for normally divergent groups, Twitter has played a key role...
February 19, 2015
Philadelphia, PA – A new multifaceted effort, RISE (Research, Integration, Strategy and Evaluation) for Boys and Men of Color, has launched to identify and better understand the strategies that will ultimately improve life outcomes for boys and men of color in four key areas: education, health...
February 11, 2015
Philadelphia, PA– Two premier global institutions, Asia Society and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE), have announced today they will co-sponsor a unique learning event focusing on global education.  Intended for K-12 practitioners, higher education faculty...
January 7, 2015
Competition for Game-Changing Innovations in Education Will Now Search for Both Early-Stage Entrepreneurs and New Ideas  Philadelphia, PA– The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and the Milken Family Foundation have opened submissions for the 2015 Milken-Penn...
October 9, 2014
Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions Co-Hosts First Global Meeting on Colleges and Universities Serving Traditionally Marginalized Students ______________________________________________________________________________________________October 9, 2014 ­— Across the world,...
September 22, 2014
Philadelphia, PA—A formal research partnership between Penn’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) has been launched, with the aim of assisting the District’s school turnaround and new schools efforts. The School District of Philadelphia-Penn...
September 18, 2014
Toronto, Ontario and Philadelphia, PA– The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) has announced that the Education Design Studio, Inc. (EDSi), a $2.1 million hybrid incubator and seed fund built specifically for education ventures, has partnered with MaRS Discovery...
September 4, 2014
A new report finds the Obama Administration’s College Scorecard under-values Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other institutions serving underrepresented students Philadelphia, PA, September 4, 2014 — A report issued today by Penn Graduate School of Education’s Center for...
September 3, 2014
Contact: Kat Stein, Exec. Director of Communicationskatstein@gse.upenn.edu / (215) 898-9642Howard C. Stevenson Appointed as Constance E. Clayton Professor In Urban Education at University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education  Howard C. Stevenson has been named the Constance...
September 2, 2014
Philadelphia, PA— Laura Perna has been named the James S. Riepe Professor in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. This newly created professorship has been awarded by Penn President Amy Gutmann in honor of the former chairman of Penn...

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