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All In The News tagged "School of Education"

With $40M in Public and Private Money, a New Building Is Rising for Two West Philly Schools

The ceremonial groundbreaking held by Drexel and The School District of Philadelphia for a building that will house two public schools in West Philadelphia was covered Dec. 9 by The Philadelphia Inquirer, WPVI-TV (6-abc), WTXF-TV (FOX-29), KYW-TV (CBS-3), WCAU-TV (NBC-10), KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) and The Philadelphia Public School Notebook.

The Great STEM Debate: States Can’t Agree on What Those Four Letters Mean, and That’s a Problem

Nancy Butler Songer, PhD, distinguished university professor in the School of Education was quoted in a Nov. 11 LA School Report article about the ongoing debate among various states across the country who are trying to define exactly what STEM stands for.

Census Error Wrecks 2017 Philly Data on Poverty, Income

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Sept. 26 Philadelphia Inquirer article about an error in the 2017 Census that provided conflicting data on poverty rates and income.

Parents Consider Buying Bulletproof Backpacks as Gun Violence Shapes Their Children’s Lives

Dominic F. Gullo, PhD, a professor in the School of Education, was quoted in an Aug. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer article about whether or not parents should consider buying bullet proof backpacks for their children.

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an Aug. 16 Wall Street Journal article about how summer unemployment among young Americans is the lowest it has been since the 1960s.

High-School Graduates Face Worse Prospects Today Than 20 Years Ago

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a July 6 MarketWatch story about the challenges of entering the workforce as a high school graduate, despite low unemployment rates.

School District will pay Drexel $7M for a new school building in W. Phila.

Drexel was featured in a June 28 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Philadelphia School District approving $7 million to help cover the costs of a new building to house the Powel Elementary School and Science Leadership Academy Middle School. The new school will be built on the former University City High School site following an agreement between Drexel and developer Wexford Science and Technology. WHYY also reported the story.

High-school graduates face worse prospects today than 20 years ago

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 15 MarketWatch article about the challenges young graduates face despite the low unemployment rate.

In tight job market, companies look to ex-cons to fill jobs

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 13 FOX News story about more employers  turning to unconventional programs and looking for workers in unusual places to fill jobs.

Jamie Dimon on Wells Fargo: This Is 'Not the Way to Run the Railroad'

Dominic Gullo, PhD, associate dean of research and professor in the School of Education was quoted in a May 30 Courthouse News article about former Vice President Joe Biden’s education goals which include federal support for low-income schools and higher salaries for public educators.

Best Job Market for New Graduates in Decades, but Challenges Remain

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a May 24 Houston Chronicle article about the demand for labor and the job market outlook for college graduates.

President Trump Says Economic Growth Has Benefitted Women the Most — But Is That True?

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a March 8 Market Watch post about whether the economy treats women and men equally in terms of jobs and wages.