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Since 1995, Dr. Fuhrman has served as Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and the school''''s George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education.
From 1989 to 1995, she was Professor of Education Policy at Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. In addition, from 1994 to 1995, she was a professor in the Department of Public Policy at Rutgers'''' Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.
In 1966, she taught social studies at Lyons Township High School in Western Springs, Illinois. She then taught social studies at Eron Preparatory School in New York City until 1970. Dr. Fuhrman also is Chair, Management Committee of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), which she founded in 1985. CPRE is an extensive, five-university program of research and dissemination. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and the Council for Corporate and School Partnerships of the Coca-Cola Foundation. In 2003, she chaired the OECD Study of Education Research in Mexico.