Penn GSE’s Yasmin Kafai, a learning scientist who has designed tools and communities to promote coding, crafting, and creativity, believes we need to change how we think about teaching and learning, while making sure every child has a chance to develop these vital skills.
Updated research from the Graduate School of Education’s Richard Ingersoll finds new trends in America’s schools.
Through the program, offered by the Penn Institute for Urban Research, 14 students will meet with a former Philadelphia mayor, Philly’s current director of planning and development, and more.
Penn GSE’s Rand Quinn offers an overview on the state of vouchers under the Trump administration and new research on Americans’ views.
In Los Angeles, President Amy Gutmann continues the kickoff of the University’s bold campaign to raise $4.1 billion.
A new report by Professor Joni Finney finds the U.S. is “woefully unprepared” to meet 21st-century workforce challenges, and all states must make significant changes in their approach higher education. The College Opportunity Risk Assessment is the first state-by-state analytic tool to compare the risks to higher education.
Howard C. Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education proposed implementing “racial sensitivity training” for staff and faculty at institutions of higher learning in order to better support students of color.
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Mayor Jim Kenney has selected a nine-member board of diverse constituents, including teachers, parents, and social workers. The new board includes five Penn alumni and an adjunct teacher.
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