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Supporting education in Ghana

The Graduate School of Education’s Sharon Wolf is leading a research project on reaching parents in remote and impoverished regions of Ghana with supportive text messages to share information on helping their children, especially girls, succeed in school.

Louisa Shepard



In the News


Education Week

Africana studies can save education—and the world

Ismael Jimenez of the Graduate School of Education writes that "Africana studies is an interdisciplinary field concerned with the study of Black people and history, but it also represents a foundational building block of a more just world."

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Philadelphia Inquirer

This Philly-area elementary school saw test scores plummet. Now it’s putting all its resources toward catching up.

Nicole Carl of the Graduate School of Education says that teachers are feeling pressure from administrators to boost test scores.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Need more teachers? Why not groom students?

Dean Pam Grossman of the Graduate School of Education says that “grow your own” teaching programs that recruit locally have been successful.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Last cut for neighborhood barber after 70 years in West Philadelphia

Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education says that Black men share intimate and personal stories in barbershops, making them ideal places to help deal with emotional and physical trauma.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

‘Grow your own’ programs train high schoolers to become teachers. West Chester is joining the movement to combat the teacher shortage

Dean Pam Grossman of the Graduate School of Education says “grow your own” programs have been successful because if you recruit locally, people are more likely to stay.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Flunking social studies is how America got the Big Lie and QAnon. Don’t make it worse

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says that reduced time in the classroom for teaching civics will come back to haunt America’s future politics.

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