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October 18th, 2021
California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond stands behind a podium during a public address
California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond

Noguera to Co-Chair State Task Force on Black Student Achievement

Organized by the California Department of Education, Dean Noguera joins experts in addressing disparities experienced by Black students.

Posted in People
August 26th, 2021
Tracy Poon Tambascia
Tracy Poon Tambascia

Tracy Poon Tambascia elected president of USC Academic Senate

An expert in higher education administration, Tambascia will represent nearly 5,000 faculty members

Posted in People
August 26th, 2021
The sixth annual Scholars of Color Lecture Series poster, featuring seven visiting researchers.

Sixth annual Scholars of Color lecture series sets lineup

The series brings in visiting experts to discuss new research on issues related to educational equity.

Posted in Rossier News
August 25th, 2021
Students celebrate graduation at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Students celebrate graduation at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Study: Give incoming college students better, more comprehensive supports

A series of seven new reports shows the potential of comprehensive college transition programs, when implemented effectively.

Posted in Research
July 21st, 2021

USC’s Center EDGE announces awardees of education solutions exchange

A transformative international challenge solicited scalable strategies to help districts, schools and students coping with the pandemic.

July 8th, 2021
A new poll finds that California voters generally approve of school performance during the pandemic, but worry about students' academic success.

Poll: Calif. voters worried about pandemic’s impact on K–12 students

In the 2021 PACE/USC Rossier poll, partisanship is running high, but also widespread agreement on how to help students catch up academically.

Posted in Research
June 16th, 2021

Scholar’s research into homelessness finds flawed supports for students

Students experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles are highly mobile, and everywhere.

Posted in Research
June 10th, 2021
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona

Noguera tapped for U.S. Department of Education summit

New series will ask school leaders not to return to ‘normal’

Posted in Rossier News
May 19th, 2021
Natalie Hart waves on her way out of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during this year's USC Commencement. Hart graduated with her EdD from USC Rossier's Educational Leadership program. (USC Photo/David Sprague)

In 2021, a Commencement for the record books

USC Rossier honors two classes in an extraordinary time

Posted in Rossier News
May 12th, 2021
Shanéa Thomas

What do we leave behind? A therapist talks death, legacy and burnout

Shanéa Thomas on her quest for impact, and what she’s learned from Game of Thrones.

Posted in People