USC Rossier in the Media, April 2017

April 13, 2017

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty, students and other related news

California’s new funding formula still faces hurdles, according to report
Education Week, April 28, 2017
Highlights research from a team led by Julie Marsh that investigates the success of California’s Local Control Funding Formula

Lifting kids to college
The New York Times, April 26, 2017
Columnist Frank Bruni writes about USC and USC Rossier’s commitment to disadvantaged students. “[USC] outpaces most of its peers in trying to lift disadvantaged kids to better lives. Those peers should learn from its example,” Bruni says.

Let’s leave the worst parts of NCLB behind
Thomas B. Fordham Institute, April 24, 2017
In a column for the Flypaper blog, Morgan Polikoff explains why “percent proficient” is a poor measure of academic achievement.

How much sex should you have?
HER | Mind Body Life, April 19, 2017
In a podcast, Mary Andres talks about sexual health between couples.

California graduation rates continue uptick, as achievement gap narrows
KPCC, April 11, 2017
Morgan Polikoff discusses graduation rates, and what they might be hiding. Polikoff was also quoted for a similar story by The Orange County Register.

Saddleback Unified trustees choose former district principal, teacher as superintendent
The Orange County Register, April 7, 2017
This article covers the appointment of Crystal Turner EdD ’13 to be superintendent of Saddleback Valley Unified School District, and includes note of Turner’s education graduate degree from USC.

How one campus’s ‘faculty resistance’ is speaking out against Trump
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 6, 2017
This story looks at faculty, including Estela Bensimon and Bill Tierney, looking for ways to make their universities protect students who may be subject to deportation.

Why Palm Springs area students are less prepared for college than other kids in California
The Desert Sun, April 6, 2017
Bill Tierney discusses college access for students who might not be college-ready.

Why so many married couples are sleeping in separate beds
USA Today, April 5, 2017
Mary Andres discusses intimacy between married couples.