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All In The News tagged "School of Education"

Summer Jobs for Young People Are Vanishing With the Pandemic

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. 11 Associated Press article about the effects of the pandemic on disappearing youth summer jobs. The article was picked up by The New York Times and several regional outlets.

Whatever Happened to the Summer Job?

Drexel’s Center for Labor Markets and Policy in the School of Education was mentioned in a July 22 VOX article that referenced the Center's June 2020 report on the summer job outlook for teens in light of COVID-19.

Virus ‘Dramatically’ Narrows Teenagers’ Summer Job Prospects

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 26 New York Times article about how the pandemic has altered the job market dramatically for job-seeking youths.

Pennsylvania School Turning to 'Cyber Snow Days' On Bad Weather Days

Michael Kozak, EdD, an assistant clinical professor in the School of Education, was quoted in a Jan. 17 FOX News story about giving schools the option to use up to five flexible instruction days, known as "cyber snow days," per school year. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolfe signed Senate Bill 440 into law over the summer, which permits them to do so.

What Do Warren Buffet, Tom Cruise, Kathy Ireland, Martin Luther King, Walt Disney And Wayne Gretzky Have In Common?

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in Jan. 8 Forbes story about teenage employment statistics.

Good News in the District

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 Jan. 7 by The Philadelphia Tribune.

What Does it Mean for a University to Be Engaged in Public Education?

An opinion piece authored by Penny Hammrich, EdD, PhD, dean of the School of Education, about what it means for a university to be engaged in public education, was published on Dec. 19 in the Philadelphia Public School Notebook.

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.