Community Engagement

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

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

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="">Jeff Turner</a>/Licensed under <a href="">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

June 20th, 2018
USC Rossier Center for Urban Education

Seeking equity in teaching, faculty gather at USC institute

Participants at the event committed to spreading strategies back home

June 18th, 2018
Arianna Brown

A third class graduates USC Hybrid High, stronger than ever

All 118 seniors are college-bound, with $3.2 million in confirmed grants and scholarships

May 31st, 2018
Margaret Batjer

Improving student engagement requires breaking of silos, experts say

A new USC Rossier center puts noneducation industries on notice

May 11th, 2018
Roosevelt High School Seniors Karen and Emelyn

At Decision Day in Boyle Heights, College Advising Corps shines

USC CAC adviser Stephanie Lopez brings first-gen pride to Roosevelt High School

May 9th, 2018
Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep

“The Post” comes to classrooms with new curriculum guide

USC Rossier partner Journeys in Film helps educators using new lesson plans

March 23rd, 2018
USC Rossier School of Education CEPEG

Candidates for top state education position talk visions at USC

In a policy forum hosted by USC Rossier, three candidates talked about the direction of California education policy

March 7th, 2018
USC Rossier School of Education-Parkland rally

Mass shooting in Florida prompts call to action from scholars

A group including a USC Rossier professor proposes eight steps to prevent gun violence