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March 19th, 2021

Schools spend millions on professional learning. How do we know it’s working?

A new study of math teacher professional development urges caution around defining effectiveness.

Posted in Research
March 17th, 2021
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Can higher education fix its social mobility issues?

A new grant-funded program envisions colleges putting more skin in the game to fix social mobility issues.

March 11th, 2021
Shaun R. Harper

Shaun R. Harper elected to National Academy of Education

The founder of USC Race and Equity Center joins one of field’s most prestigious organizations.

Posted in Awards
December 16th, 2020
A new study of Los Angeles teachers shows that access to learning remains a major issue nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teacher survey: Learning issues linger as pandemic drags on

A survey of Los Angeles teachers shows that many of the pandemic’s ongoing issues remain underaddressed

Posted in Research
October 21st, 2020
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Survey: Low-income families strained by distance learning

Multi-generational efforts are helping overcome a lack of technological proficiency

Posted in Research
August 19th, 2020
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Brain study suggests how students learn from mistakes

An fMRI-based study of error-monitoring suggests how students might better learn from mistakes

Posted in Research
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

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