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July 2nd, 2019
Chancellor Richard Carranza
New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza leads the nation’s largest school system, with 1.1 million students. (Photo/Rebecca Aranda)

NYC schools chancellor lays out path for equity

At a USC Rossier event, Richard Carranza gave students and alumni leadership advice

Posted in Rossier News
June 12th, 2019
The first graduating class of East College Prep, Ednovate with USC Rossier earned both a 100 percent graduation and college acceptance rate. (Photo/Margaret Molloy)

Inaugural class of second USC-backed high school meets goals

For the first-ever graduates of East College Prep, college becomes reality

May 10th, 2019

Improving mental wellness as a step toward equity

USC Rossier grad Alana Brooks is creating space for self-discovery

Posted in People
May 3rd, 2019
“In the classroom, I’m not as dramatic as Robin Williams in Dead Poet’s Society, but I try to let loose in front of my students instead of being some stoic rules-keeper,” said Steven Spencer MAT ’18, a high-school English teacher in Fresno. “I want them to know that we’re here to learn, but learning can be fun.” (Photo/Ross Brenneman)

College football star finds calling as teacher and role model

Steven Spencer MAT ’18 is a teacher, mentor, athlete and father

Posted in People
March 29th, 2019
William G. Tierney
Professor William G. Tierney delivers the 41st Pullias Lecture. In a speech that drew on family history and observations from his time in academe, Tierney argued higher education must be better about fighting for democracy. (Photo/Rebecca Aranda)

Higher education must be a better steward of democracy, scholar argues

William G. Tierney says higher education is having an identity crisis

Posted in People
March 6th, 2019
Associate Professor Patricia Burch, a co-director of USC Rossier's Center on Education Policy, Equity and Governance, speaks with other attendees at a local convening around education policy. Burch also led a discussion on equity challenges facing L.A. (Photo/Ross Brenneman)

With new ears in capitol, scholars push K–12 improvements

Researchers hope new California leaders and legislature will heed advice on school equity

February 6th, 2019
All current and former superintendents in the Dean's Superintendents Advisory Group flank Dean Karen Symms Gallagher (center) at the organization's annual dinner, in Monterey, Calif. (Photo/Brian Morri)

At superintendents’ dinner, scholars stand on shoulders of giants

Three new scholarship recipients and a veteran district leader get recognized

Posted in Awards
February 4th, 2019
A new poll finds that reducing gun violence is the top education priority for California voters, but respondents differed on solutions. Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fibonacciblue/39513397825/">Image</a> via Flickr user Fibonacci Blue/<a href=:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode">Licensed</a> under Flickr Creative Commons

Reducing gun violence is top education priority, poll finds

The newest edition of the USC Rossier/PACE poll also finds voters are open to changing a controversial property tax law

Posted in Research
September 12th, 2018
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New grant funds augmented-reality work with La Brea Tar Pits

Discoveries from the iconic excavation site will be the linchpin in an effort to understand how to most effectively use AR technology.

Posted in People
September 6th, 2018
USC Rossier School of Education
Photo courtesy of USC Viterbi (Photo/Valentina Suarez)

Network forms to bolster equity in STEM graduate education

The initiative brings together USC Rossier and more than two dozen other organizations.

Posted in Rossier News