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April 9th, 2021
A young female student holds a tablet in class, as teachers try to reduce the spread of misinformation among students

Four Ways Schools Can Educate Students About Misinformation

For schools that want to prepare students to navigate the deluge of information online and elsewhere, here are four recommendations.

April 5th, 2021
The book cover of A Search for Common Ground by Pedro Noguera and Rick Hess, who appeared in a C-SPAN interview

Pedro Noguera and Rick Hess Featured in C-SPAN Interview

In an hour-long interview on C-SPAN’s Q&A series, USC Rossier Dean Pedro Noguera joined Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute to debate education policy, and discuss their new book.

April 1st, 2021
A female K-12 teacher addresses learning loss by giving one-on-one guidance to a student in the classroom

How Should Schools Address Learning Loss?

Learning loss during the pandemic has been worse for marginalized students. Recent research suggests how schools can address loss with equity in mind.

March 29th, 2021
A young girl holds up a protest sign at a climate justice rally
Image licensed under Flickr Creative Commons

Teaching Climate Justice: Talking Points for Educators

Climate justice addresses inequities worsened by a warming planet. Learn about the causes, impacted communities, and who’s taking action.

March 24th, 2021
Advancing equity in schools is possible when leaders address the needs of all students, including these two middle school boys
Photo by Allison Shelley for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action via Alliance for Excellent Education.

Five Ways to Advance Equity in Schools After the Pandemic, According to Experts

How can schools address equity as they plan for a post pandemic future? Educational experts share their recommendations.

March 22nd, 2021
Female students in a master's program classroom raise their hands to participate in class discussion, exemplifying equity in education

The Equity in Education Glossary: A Guide for Teachers and Professionals

The equity in education glossary highlights terms that can help teachers, leaders and administrators support all students (and themselves).

March 19th, 2021
Two middle school students walk and talk on campus. The American Rescue Plan aims to cut student poverty.

How The American Rescue Plan Targets Student Poverty

The $1.9 trillion stimulus package aims to lift the poorest children out of poverty. Learn how students may benefit.

March 15th, 2021
Educational leaders mingle at a USC Rossier educational leadership conference

Why Civil Debate Is Critical for Educational Leaders

In these hyper-polarized times, it can be difficult for educational leaders to address complex challenges. Civil debate may be the solution.

March 5th, 2021
A Black female K-12 teacher assists students on a laptop, representing teacher diversity in the classroom

The Benefits of Teacher Diversity in K-12 Schools

Teacher diversity has become an increasingly urgent topic for K-12 schools. Find out how students and teachers benefit from it.

March 2nd, 2021
Video still from Building resilient educators and students conversation with Pedro Noguera and Lori Woodley

Why Trust Is Key to Reopening Schools

USC Rossier Dean Pedro Noguera and Lori Woodley, President of All it Takes discuss why trust is critical to building supportive classrooms.