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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 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
October 16th, 2018
From left to right: John Davis, dean of the College of Education; Ken O' Donnell, associate vice president of academic affairs; Pamela Robinson, faculty member of graduate education; Kirti Sawhney Celly, faculty member of the College of Business Administration & Public Policy and CSU statewide senator; Begona Velasco, faculty member of the College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences
Members of the CSU Dominguez Hills non-tenure-track faculty task force and implementation task force. From left to right: John Davis, dean of the College of Education; Ken O' Donnell, associate vice president of academic affairs; Pamela Robinson, faculty member of graduate education; Kirti Sawhney Celly, faculty member of the College of Business Administration & Public Policy and CSU statewide senator; Begona Velasco, faculty member of the College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences (Photo/Miguel A. Terán López for CSU Dominguez Hills)

Pullias Center announces winners of inaugural Delphi Award

The winners were selected for innovative approaches in supporting adjunct faculty

Posted in Rossier News
October 5th, 2018
Yasemin Copur-Gencturk
Assistant Professor of Education Yasemin Copur-Gencturk teaches how to teach fractions at a class at USC Center. Copur-Gencturk has received nearly $5 million in federal grants to improve how math teachers learn. (Photo/Ross Brenneman)

To improve math education, professor starts with teacher prep

Backed by major grants, Yasemin Copur-Gencturk envisions better approaches to how math teachers learn

Posted in People
October 3rd, 2018
Mary Helen Immordino-Yang and Linda Darling-Hammond
Prof. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang (left) speaks alongside Linda Darling-Hammond at the 2018 IMBES Conference. The two scholars, along with PhD student Christina Krone, recently published a report through the Aspen Institute on integrating science into the education field. (Photo/Ross Brenneman)

At neuroscience convening, education impact is top of mind

Conference presses need for classrooms and science to connect

Posted in Research
October 3rd, 2018
USC Rossier School of Education-California State Capitol
The California state capitol, where soon-to-be-elected lawmakers will have their work cut out for them on K-12 school issues. (Image via Flickr user <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/respres/21917192496">Jeff Turner</a>/Licensed under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode">Flickr Creative Commons</a>)

California’s next leaders have work to do on K-12, report says

An update to a landmark 2008 report reveals pressing needs

September 25th, 2018
USC Rossier School of Education
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Report: Public colleges are hindering black student success

A new report from the USC Race and Equity Center examines how public higher education treats black students, and finds states lacking

Posted in Research
September 12th, 2018
Gale Sinatra
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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