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August 8th, 2019
MAT student Erika Mejia (right) helps guide students through computer work during the USC Discovery Project, a summer initiative for gifted middle school students. (Photo/Brian Morri)
MAT student Erika Mejia (right) helps guide students through computer work during the USC Discovery Project, a summer initiative for gifted middle school students. (Photo/Brian Morri)

For gifted students, USC initiative fosters summer learning

A pilot program serves up an interdisciplinary smorgasbord

Posted in Rossier News
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
USC Hybrid High School Principal Mac Macauley joins other officials in marking the grand opening of the school's new building, a permanent home in South Los Angeles. (Photo/Margaret Molloy)

At long last, a permanent home for USC Hybrid High

The new building stands opposite Exposition Park

April 19th, 2019
Salman Khan

YouTube entrepreneur Sal Khan to headline 2019 commencement

Education video pioneer to be joined by Cindy McCain and student Steven Spencer

Posted in Rossier News
April 2nd, 2019
Shaun R. Harper
Shaun R. Harper

USC race expert to lead nation’s largest ed research group

Shaun R. Harper has been elected president of the American Educational Research Association

Posted in People
March 29th, 2019
Julie Posselt
Julie Posselt, an expert on higher education admissions, will deliver the 2019 AERA Early Career Award Lecture. (Photo/Ross Brenneman)

Admissions is hot topic as scholars prep for education conference

Annual national conference of education researchers features 59 USC scholars 

Posted in Rossier News
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

March 6th, 2019
Adrian Huerta will join the USC Rossier faculty.

Expert on equity for boys, men of color to join faculty

Incoming assistant professor Adrian Huerta studies gang-affiliated youth

Posted in People