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Philadelphia Region edition

Philadelphia Region edition

Monday, June 21, 2021


Penn State Center Philadelphia Research Collective

Participatory research in Philadelphia looking at foundation of public schools

In Philadelphia, parents and families are seeking a ground-up approach to their child’s education; one where changes are made in response to an individual child’s needs, rather than a top-down approach that could leave them out of the decision-making process.The seeds for this approach are taking root through a collaborative endeavor supported by the Penn State Center Philadelphia, a service of Penn State Outreach.  Full story

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Seed grant funding leads to creation of equitable education network

With goals to enable access to education, engage students, and foster and embrace a diverse world, the Penn State Equity Pedagogy Network works to support and enhance the racial equity work of faculty, staff and administrators across Penn State by developing a community for resource-sharing, collaborative inquiry and reflective practice.  Full story

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Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters

As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize thirteen Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Thank you Ashley, Kathleen, Ebonie, Alice, Kristen, Nathan, Emily, Clark, John, Jolene, Lisa, Olivia and Tracy — and everyone who helps make Penn State such an incredible community!  Full story