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August 3rd, 2020
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How schools should teach in a pandemic, according to research

Nearly 500 education scholars sign call to action, with recommendations for going forward

August 3rd, 2020
Pedro Noguera
Pedro Noguera's research focuses on how social and economic conditions affect schools. (Photo/Trevor Traynor)

Meet the New Dean

Pedro A. Noguera is an expert in urban education and social inequity.

July 28th, 2020

Long-term study shows strengths, flaws of college-prep approach

Class rigor and college bureaucracies are common obstacles

Posted in Research
July 7th, 2020
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How colleges can face the digital equity gap

Many students are at a technological disadvantage in a pandemic

Posted in Research
July 1st, 2020
Pedro Noguera is the dean of the USC Rossier School of Education

Noguera: A strong democracy requires teaching history, race

Pedro Noguera, the new dean of USC Rossier, discusses race, history and the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted in People
June 17th, 2020
USC College Advising Corps member Gerrel Sayles works with students on their college applications earlier this spring. (Photo/Josh Krause, 211 Photography)

New hotline guides students through college applications

The free service will also offer advice on financial aid and other college issues

June 11th, 2020
Protests against police brutality began worldwide in late May after video footage showing Minneapolis police officers killing George Floyd, an unarmed Black man. (Photo <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode">licensed</a> under Flickr Creative Commons via user <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/kareneliot/50017263797/">Karen Eliot</a>.)

Community colleges partner with USC against racism

The USC Race and Equity Center is forming a partnership with more than 50 California community colleges

May 18th, 2020
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A passion for the power of story

Christiana Cobb-Dozier channels her love for human narratives into a career as a school counselor

Posted in People
May 15th, 2020
Cynthia Diana Villarreal, with her daughter Diana. Villarreal, a scholar researching college access, was named this year's PhD flagbearer. (Photo/Adrian Trinidad)

College access scholar learns to succeed her own way

Cynthia Diana Villarreal has moved beyond how life is “supposed” to go

Posted in People
April 27th, 2020

An Equitable Restart

Back to school, not to normal.