USC Rossier in the Media, December 2016

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty, students and other related news

School districts scrambling to stop student enrollment drops
KPCC, Dec. 21, 2016
Julie Marsh offers expertise on the problems that school districts are facing with projected declines in enrollment.

One solution to failing K-12 schools? Let universities help
Los Angeles Times, Dec. 18, 2016
A story about new partnerships between local universities and K-12 schools mentions USC Rossier’s work with Crenshaw High School and Ednovate.

New USC research center to study educational value of the Internet of Things
Campus Technology, Dec. 15, 2016
An article highlights CHARIOT, the new research center founded by USC Rossier and USC Viterbi.

Police investigating South Bay students’ sharing of explicit photos online
San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 11, 2016
Brendesha Tynes offers insight into some of the cyberbullying aspects of a four-month criminal investigation being conducted at a South Bay school.

For middle-income college students, a rising dilemma
The Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 9, 2016
Society is drifting toward the view that college is an individual benefit, and thus an individual responsibility, Jerry Lucido says.

Trump school voucher plan would face huge obstacles in California
EdSource, Dec. 8, 2016
Larry Picus says that it’s too soon to know just how the president-elect’s school choice preferences would play out as policy.

Former Cal State Chancellor Charles B. Reed dies at 75
Los Angeles Times, Dec. 6, 2016
William Tierney notes Charles B. Reed’s leadership during the Great Recession.

FTC complaint focuses on data privacy of Internet-connected toys
Education Week, Dec. 6, 2016
Rao Machiraju explains why Internet-connected devices need to have privacy protection terms of use that adults—especially parents—can understand.

The evidence is in: ‘Happy’ schools boost student achievement
NEA Today, Dec. 5, 2016
Research by Ron Avi Astor shows that positive school climates help student achievement.

Tomi Lahren: Young, vocal and the Right’s rising media star
The New York Times, Dec. 4, 2016
Brendesha Tynes says that Tomi Lahren appearance on The Daily Show is the kind of act that normalizes racism.

One way to cut down on standardized tests? Long Beach wants to swap SAT for 11th grade exams
KPCC, Dec. 2, 2016
Morgan Polikoff notes how college-admissions tests overshadow state standardized testing in 11th grade.