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February 6th, 2019
Siblings Robert, Elexiz and Ray Padron share their school stories at the Feb. 5 groundbreaking for the permanent East College Prep, Ednovate with USC Rossier building in Lincoln Heights.. (Photo/Margaret Molloy)

USC-backed high school one step closer to permanent home

East College Prep groundbreaking gave many a moment to gratefully reflect

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
February 1st, 2019
From L-R: Adrian Donato; Courtney Malloy; Jennifer Phillips

Organizational Change and Leadership program expands faculty

Five new full-time members join USC Rossier

Posted in Rossier News
January 24th, 2019
At an event commemorating the USC Rossier Centennial, a student who immigrated from El Salvador, Kevin, speaks lyrically about his experiences in the United States. (Photo/Brian Morri)

Immigrant teenagers take stage at USC to share stories

In an emotion-filled night, local students describe hardships of adapting to America

November 20th, 2018
John King speaking with USC Hybrid High School students
John B. King Jr., president and CEO of The Education Trust, talks with students from USC Hybrid High School following his delivery of the USC Rossier Centennial Lecture. (Photo/Brian Morri)

John B. King Jr.: Educators must teach for social justice

In a personal speech, the former education secretary suggested strategies for equity

Posted in People
November 19th, 2018
USC Rossier School of Education

USC Rossier debuts EDL program changes, and online option

Changes improve alignment with mission

Posted in Rossier News
November 13th, 2018
USC staff members using PRISM

New career network targets racial inequity in college hirings

The online network will open up career opportunities for people of color, leaders say

Posted in Rossier News
October 30th, 2018
Tarana Burke giving speech
#MeToo Movement founder Tarana Burke speaks at the Law and Policy for Colleges and Universities conference. "What surprised me was that we were able to have a national conversation and practice some level of accountability," Burke told the audience. (Photo/Josh Krause)

Higher ed makes space to ask who is valued

An annual conference on law and policy at universities brings student identity to forefront

Posted in People
October 24th, 2018
Estela Mara Bensimon and William G. Tierney
Estela Mara Bensimon, Dean’s Professor in Educational Equity and director of the Center for Urban Education and William G. Tierney, Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education and co-director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education

Higher education organization honors two Rossier professors

Awards recognized leadership and distinguished scholarship

Posted in Awards