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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 13th, 2020
A new report examines some of the most pressing questions district leaders have had about meeting the needs of students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to support online learning during COVID-19 pandemic

A new report offers guidance to school districts straining to adjust

Posted in Research
March 17th, 2020
The annual Homecoming celebration at USC Rossier, ahead of a game against Arizona. (The Trojans won, 41-14,)

USC Rossier again named a top grad school in 2020

USC Rossier listed at #11 in annual U.S. News ranking

Posted in Awards
March 16th, 2020
More than 80 principals from the Los Angeles Unified School District represent the inaugural cohort of the LAUSD Racial Equity Leadership Academy. (Photo/Steve Cohn)

Los Angeles principals go all in on racial equity

Through the USC Race and Equity Center, LAUSD leaders are getting vulnerable

February 7th, 2020
LAUSD teachers went on strike in January 2019
One year after Los Angeles teachers went on strike, momentum hasn't carried over to the voter turnout required to pass new levies for school funding. (Photo/

Poll: Voters, skeptical of school quality, support more funding

Annual PACE/USC Rossier poll finds voters also skeptical of college admissions fairness

Posted in Research
January 30th, 2020
USC Rossier Early Reading NCTQ

Teacher-prep watchdog praises USC Rossier early reading program

National Council on Teacher Quality gives school top marks in new report

Posted in Awards
December 12th, 2019
Student

Study: Math teachers show most bias against girls of color

Research shows that White teachers and teachers of color both had biases

Posted in Research
December 4th, 2019
Ednovate

USC creates full-need scholarship focused on Ednovate students

Graduates of the school system founded by USC will get a boost

Posted in People
November 14th, 2019
Students

How teachers can better support student autonomy

A new review of existing research looks at how educators develop “motivational resources”—and why educators might not be developing them enough.

October 2nd, 2019
Shaun Harper

Higher ed group gives leadership award to USC Rossier scholar

Shaun R. Harper honored for bringing visibility to his field

Posted in Awards