Penn GSE Partnership



The School District of Philadelphia–Penn Graduate School of Education Shared Solutions effort (SDP-Penn GSE Shared Solutions) is dedicated to improving public education in Philadelphia and to bridging the gap between research and practice. The partners aim to accomplish these goals by bringing together teachers, administrators, researchers, and the community to critically engage with rigorous, evidence-based research. Read More

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Friday, December 2, 2016

In an effort to boost transparency and improve school communities, the School District of Philadelphia, in partnership with the Penn Graduate School of Education, completed and released the results of the 2015-2016 District-wide surveys...


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Previous Events

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

On October 26, 2016, the SDP and the Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic co-hosted a conference focused on program implementation, literacy, and college and career readiness. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

On February 17, 2016, Shared Solutions hosted our second annual conference. We had over 70 participants, including principals, teachers, parents, administrators, researchers, and central office staff.

The conference provided a productive forum to learn how to use the survey data and website in meaningful and practical ways. We are inspired by the cross-stakeholder engagement around the District-wide surveys and look forward to continuing these conversations with all of you.