Media Mentions

USC Rossier faculty and other related news

Daily Trojan covered a webinar about AI in classrooms and quoted Stephen Aguilar. (Feb. 29)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education recognized Brandi P. Jones in a series “Top Women.” (Feb. 29)

KCBS-AM’s The State of California podcast and live broadcast interviewed Morgan Polikoff regarding the recent study on parents’ feelings about issues such as school choice and classroom instruction on race. (Feb. 28)

USA Today quoted Morgan Polikoff regarding his study on controversial topics in the classroom. (Feb. 22)

New York Times featured teaching controversial topics in the classroom study. (Feb. 22)

Forbes featured teaching controversial topics in the classroom study. (Feb. 22)

AirTalk interviewed Pedro Noguera regarding CA legislation on phonics-based reading requirements. (Feb. 14.)

EdWeek featured Stephen Aguilar’s study on the ethical use of AI in the K–12 classroom. (Feb. 13)

The Guardian quoted Artineh Samkian regarding campaigns targeting public schools in an attempt to dismantle trust in public education. (Jan. 29)

LAist for an 89.3 radio story interviewed Adrianna Kezar about the CSU faculty demands for improved pay and benefits for lecturers. (Jan. 24)

Sacramento Bee ran Theo Burnes and Corinne Hyde’s op-ed “How California schools can support and protect our trans and non-binary students.” It was also picked up by the Modesto Bee and San Luis Obispo Tribune. (Jan. 24)

EdSource featured Pedro Noguera and Yasemin Copur-Gencturk’s op-ed “Let’s think carefully about how we use AI in education.” (Jan. 22)

Washington Post quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang regarding eight-day vacations. (Jan. 18)

Los Angeles Times interviewed Morgan Polikoff for a story about whether schools should continue teaching cursive as one bill in the California Assembly would require. (Jan. 8)

CNN interviewed Shaun Harper on DEI attacks and the consequences. (Jan. 7)

The San Francisco Chronicle interviewed Shaun Harper regarding Stanford University’s president search. (Jan. 7)

MSNBC interviewed Shaun Harper regarding DEI (Jan. 6).

Wall Street Journal quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on the importance of mental wellness. (Jan. 5)

Education Week featured Mary Helen Immordino-Yang’s work with the Anaheim Union High School District. (Jan. 4)

The Hill spoke with Morgan Polikoff about how educators can address learning loss among U.S. students following the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. (Jan. 3)

NBC’s Today Show paid tribute to John Brooks Slaughter in its “A Life Well Lived” segment. (Dec. 17)

The Messenger published Morgan Polikoff’s op-ed “Why Parents Are Blind to Serious Pandemic Impacts on Education.” (Dec. 15)

The 74 Million quoted Pedro Noguera about LAUSD superintendent Alberto Carvalho. (Dec. 13)

LA School Report quoted Pedro Noguera regarding LAUSD’s hiring freeze and the possibility of consolidated school closings. (Dec. 12)

Los Angeles Times featured John Brooks Slaughter’s obituary. (Dec. 10)

EdSource quoted Greg Franklin on California school superintendents departures. (Dec. 4) 

News Nation hosted Pedro Noguera for a discussion on inclusion in classrooms. (Nov. 27)

Los Angeles Sentinel published an op-ed by Royel Johnson about the cross-sectional nature and solution to homelessness in LA. (Nov. 16)

LA School Report featured Dean Pedro Noguera and Louis Freedberg’s op-ed “How a robust arts curriculum can contribute to school equity.” (Nov. 13)

LA-ist featured a quote from Royel Johnson on Cal State’s hate crime rate. (Nov. 13)

The Baltimore Sun featured Julie Posselt and Pedro Noguera’s op-ed “U.S. military academies set the bar in defending diversity commitment.” (Nov. 10)

PBS News Hour interviewed Julie Marsh on school board elections and the national attention it is receiving. (Nov. 8)

EdSource published an op-ed by Pedro Noguera and Josh Fryday about service programs. (Nov. 7)

The Progressive featured Julie Marsh, Miguel Casar and Pedro Noguera’s op-ed “School board elections could make (or break) our democracy.” (Nov. 1)

The Desert Sun featured Royel Johnson’s op-ed “Stop book censorship: ‘Explicit’ book bans keep students from accessing diverse voices.” (Nov. 1)

The Washington Post quoted Adrianna Kezar on findings that link working conditions for adjunct professors and student struggles. (Oct. 30)

EdSource published Vivian Ekchian EdD ’19 and Maria Ott’s op-ed “The kids are watching; what lessons are we teaching?” (Oct. 22)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education featured Royel Johnson’s op-ed “Under Siege: Attacks on DEI and Higher Education” (Oct. 15)

USC Annenberg Media quoted Mary Andres and Corrine Hyde about LAUSD’s LGBTQ+ lesson plans. (Oct. 9)

The19th quoted Shaun Harper regarding book bans in the classroom. (Oct. 6)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun Harper regarding California community college DEI rules. (Oct. 3) 

The Hill featured Dean Pedro Noguera’s op-ed “Will AI make American education even more unequal?” (Sept. 28, 2023)

USC Annenberg Media quoted Dean Pedro Noguera and Julie Marsh regarding California’s new bill to eliminate book bans. (Sept. 26, 2023)

EdSurge quoted Yasemin Copur-Gencturk regarding AI and teachers. (Sept. 25, 2023)

SF Chronicle featured Pedro Noguera’s op-ed “AI will eventually disrupt the status quo in education. Will students benefit?” (Sept. 14, 2023)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Robert Massa regarding in-state and out-of-state tuition for HBCU applicants. (Sept. 13, 2023)

EdScoop featured Stephen Aguilar’s op-ed “ChatGPT is about as exciting as a Twinkie.” (Sept. 1, 2023)

EdSource quoted Morgan Polikoff regarding CA Department of Education’s policing academics. (Aug. 18, 2023)

Spectrum1 interviewed Dean Pedro Noguera on CA’s teacher retention problem. (Aug. 8, 2023)

USC News quoted Dean Pedro Noguera and fellow university experts on the ethical ramifications and educational opportunities afforded by AI. (Aug. 7, 2023)

Associated Press quoted Gale Sinatra discusses climate change misinformation regarding this summer’s heat. (Aug. 3, 2023)

Education Week mentioned Morgan Polikoff’s book Beyond Standards: The Fragmentation of Education Governance and the Promise of Curriculum Reform. (July 31, 2023)

The Hechinger Report quoted Adrianna Kezar regarding practical academics for students. (July 21, 2023)

San Diego Tribune featured Shaun Harper’s response on Affirmative Action. (July 24, 2023)

Forbes featured Shaun Harper’s article “Highly-Respected Public Universities That Accept More Than 50% Of Students Who Apply”. (July 10, 2023)

The Score quoted Zoë Corwin and featured her research on skateboard culture. (July 20, 2023)

Los Angeles Times quoted Pedro Noguera regarding districts recruiting students for transitional kindergarten programs. (July 19, 2023)

KNX Radio interviewed Pedro Noguera regarding the Affirmative Action decision and how it will impact college admissions in Los Angeles. (June 29, 2023)

Money quoted Jerome Lucido regarding student research for the right college. (June 22, 2023)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Adrianna Kezar on suggested strategies for university DEI professionals. (June 13, 2023)

Forbes featured Shaun Harper’s article “5 Black and Latino Leaders Working to Eliminate the Racial Wealth Gap.” (June 5, 2023)

American Psychological Association (APA) special issue Foundational Contributions of Black Scholars in Psychology featured Brendesha Tynes in “From Chat Rooms to Classrooms and TikToks Too: Dr. Brendesha Tynes’ Contributions to the Study of Race and Development in Digital Contexts.” (May/June 2023)

Forbes featured Shaun Harper’s op-ed on defending DEI in the U.S. Military. (May 29, 2023)

The Conversation featured Gale Sinatra’s article on generative AI fostering science denial. (May 24, 2023)

Los Angeles Times interviewed Pedro Noguera on a Los Angeles Unified School District literacy program. (May 22, 2023)

USA Today quoted Shaun Harper regarding gender nonbinary models featured in advertisement campaigns. (May 19, 2023)

Forbes features Shaun Harper’s op-ed regarding the Supreme Court affirmative action ruling. (May 4, 2023)

USA Today featured Yasemin Copur-Gencturk’s study regarding gender equality when teaching math in the classroom.

Inside Higher Ed mentioned Pullias Center for Higher Education in an article about diversity, equity, and inclusivity. (April. 27, 2023)

Yahoo Finance mentioned Rudolph Crew as he joins MIND Education's Board of Directors. (April. 25, 2023)

Smithsonian Magazine featured USC Rossier alumna Ashley Naranjo’s article about ‘How You Can Make Your Daily Routine More Sustainable’. (April. 24, 2023)

USC News mentioned USC Rossier alumnus Gay Q. Yuen, as she received a leadership award at the USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association (APAA) Scholarship and Awards Gala. (April. 18, 2023)

OCDE Newsroom mentioned USC Rossier alumnus Alex Cherniss as the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Board of Education appointed him as its new superintendent. (April. 14, 2023)

Language Magazine featured Stephen Krashen’s article De Facto Bilingual Education. (April 10, 2023)

Education Week features Morgan Polikoff’s article about ‘Educators and Researchers Don’t Always Speak the Same Language. Here’s How to Change That’. (April. 6, 2023)
USC News mentioned USC Rossier alumna Allyson Felix, the nation’s most decorated track and field Olympian. (April. 5, 2023)

The Brunswick News quoted Pedro A. Noguera about the Los Angeles Unified School District strike. (Mar. 23, 2023)

EducationWeek mentioned Pedro A. Noguera and Rick Hess’ podcast conversation about teaching the dangers of apocalyptic thinking. (Mar. 21, 2023)

New Day Post quoted Julie Marsh in their article about ‘The next battleground in U.S. politics? School boards. (Mar. 19, 2023)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education featured Adrianna Kezar’s article about ‘Higher Education DEI Efforts are in Trouble’. (Mar. 14, 2023)

Language Magazine featured Stephen Krashen and Jeff McQuillan article about ‘The Case for Acquired Phonics’. (Mar. 13, 2023)

CISION PR Newswire mentioned Shaun Harper in an article about Launch of Special Needs Network's New Workforce Development Program. (Mar. 13, 2023)

EducationDiary mentioned USC Rossier School of Education as it received $11M to advance educational equity. (Mar. 13, 2023)

The National Academy of Education announced Mary Helen Immordino-Yang as one of the scholars elected to membership in the Academy. (Mar. 10, 2023)

USC News quoted Pedro A. Noguera about how AI has the potential to transform education. (Mar. 9, 2023)

Language Magazine featured Stephen Krashen’s article about ‘A Revised Composing Process’. (Mar. 7, 2023)

Brandeis University mentioned Julie Posselt as she discussed her book ‘Equity in Science’ at one of the GSAS workshops. (Mar. 7, 2023)

Psychology Today featured Pedro A. Noguera’s article about ‘Final Lessons on My Cancer Journey’. (Feb. 28, 2023)

USC News mentioned Pedro A. Noguera as part of the panel discussion for USC’s Black History Month observance. (Feb. 27, 2023)

eSchool News mentioned a Center EDGE survey that queried 1,400 teachers about the engagement strategies they use most often in their classrooms and those they think will hold most value next year. (Feb. 24, 2023)

Press Telegram mentioned alum Nina Richardson as interim director of international students for Long Beach City College. (Feb. 23, 2023)

EducationWeek mentioned Pedro A. Noguera and Rick Hess’ podcast conversation about teaching the complicated legacies of the founding fathers. (Feb. 22, 2023)

The College of Public Policy mentioned USC Rossier School of Education as they hosted 17 students from the Global Executive Doctor of Education program. (Feb. 20, 2023)

EurekAlert mentioned Stephen Aguilar as the co-principal investigator for the USC led, NSF 2022 cohort Track H: Enhancing Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities. (Feb. 16, 2023)

Language Magazine featured Stephen Krashen’s article about the practical importance of reading fiction. (Feb. 16, 2023)

The Hechinger Report mentioned Pedro A. Noguera and Jerome Lucido, USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice in their article about how to restore faith in higher education. (Feb. 13, 2023)

Fauquier Times quoted Pedro A. Noguera in an article about David Jeck, superintendent of Fauquier County schools. (Feb. 7, 2023)

Diverse Issues In Higher Education quoted Julie Posselt in an article regarding student loans to avoid race. (Feb. 6, 2023)

Sierra News thanked David Cash and Gregory Franklin for being a part of the DSAG scholars selection committee. (Feb 2. 2023)

ABC News quoted Pedro A. Noguera about battling despair over gun deaths. (Jan. 29, 2023)

USC News mentioned Tracy Poon Tambascia as the first woman of color to serve as president of the USC Academic Senate. (Jan. 24, 2023)

The Conversation featured Brendesha Tynes research on online discrimination. (Jan. 23, 2023) mentioned USC Rossier School of Education’s survey regarding practices for encouraging student engagement. (Jan. 20, 2023)

USC News mentioned 11-time Olympic medalist and USC Rossier alumna Allyson Felix in renaming a USC track field. (Jan. 18, 2023)

EducationWeek mentioned Pedro A. Noguera as one of the The Most Influential Education Researchers in 2023. (Jan. 17, 2023)

EdSource featured Pedro A. Noguera and Morgan Polikoff about ending California’s math war. (Jan. 17, 2023)

Cleveland Jewish News mentioned Pedro A. Noguera as a speaker for a Jan. 19 event. (Jan. 15, 2023)

India Education Diary mentioned Pedro A. Noguera for topping the Education Week’s RHSU 2023 Edu-Scholar Public Influencers Rankings. (Jan. 9, 2023)

AOL News mentioned PACE/USC Rossier Poll regarding student exodus from California's traditional public schools. (Jan. 4, 2023)

Psychology Today featured Pedro A. Noguera’s article "A lesson from my cancer journey: Love yourself no matter what." (Jan. 3. 2023)

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education mentioned Estela Mara Bensimon regarding the effect of the supreme court’s ruling on equity in higher education. (Dec. 15, 2022)

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education quoted Royel Johnson about presidents and provosts of color serving together. (Dec. 13, 2022)

EducationWeek mentioned Pedro A. Noguera and Rick Hess’ podcast conversation about how education leaders can navigate divisiveness. (Dec. 13, 2022)

Fortune Education mentioned Tracy Poon Tambascia regarding types of EdD programs and how to choose the right school for you. (Dec. 8, 2022)

The Washington Post mentioned Pedro A. Noguera, regarding a bold statement made at the White House summit to try to end child hunger in the United States by the end of the decade. (Nov. 29, 2022)

The Los Angeles Times quoted Julie Marsh regarding California conservatives being hopeful despite school board losses. (Nov. 29, 2022)

KCBS Radio: On Demand interviewed Julie Marsh regarding school boards catching conservative political interest. (Nov. 29, 2022)

EdSource quoted Morgan Polikoff regarding LAUSD’s reading score on NAEP. (Nov. 28, 2022)

The Los Angeles Times quoted Pedro A. Noguera regarding Kelly Gonez and Rocio Rivas’s victory in their races for seats on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education. (Nov. 23, 2022)

USC Shoah Foundation mentioned Mary Helen Immordino-Yang as one of the panelists for Public Launch of the New Visual History Archive. (Nov. 21, 2022)

Yahoo quoted Lawrence O. Picus regarding local property taxes and state school aid. (Nov. 15, 2022)

EdWeek Market Brief mentionied Doug Lynch and Center for Engagement-Driven Global Education regarding the Accelerator Program witnessing a surge of interest in K-12 arena. (Nov. 14, 2022)

The Hechinger Report published Morgan Polikoff’s article ‘Opinion: Most Americans don’t believe young kids should read or learn LGBTQ themes’. (Nov. 14, 2022)

AERA awarded dissertation and research grants to Royel Johnson and Adam Kho. (Nov. 10, 2022)

Farmington Daily Times mentioned Buu Nygren (EdD’21) as he won the Navajo Nation presidential race. (Nov. 9, 2022)

National Alliance on Mental Illness published Pedro A. Noguera’s blog about ‘My Son is a Missing Person’. (Nov. 4, 2022)

CNN quoted Dean Pedro A. Noguera regarding different school shootings. (Oct. 30, 2022)

The White House announced that President Joe Biden has named Shaun R. Harper to the National Board for Education Sciences. (Oct. 27, 2022)

EducationWeek mentioned Dean Pedro A. Noguera and Rick Hess’ podcast conversation about student-loan forgiveness and cost of higher education. (Oct. 27, 2022)

Colorado Boulevard mentioned Dean Pedro A. Noguera regarding the education talk with Larry Mantle hosted by Pasadena Educational Foundation. (Oct. 25, 2022) mentioned Estela Mara Bensimon as the recipient of the 2022 Stan Jones Legacy Award by Complete College America. (Oct. 25, 2022)

KCRW quoted Julie Marsh about the LAUSD school board elections. (Oct. 25, 2022)

USBE Information Technology mentioned John Brooks Slaughter for being the first recipient of the Black Engineer of The Year Award in 1987. (Oct. 24, 2022)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education quoted Art Coleman about the Supreme Court Of The United States ruling’s impact. (Oct. 20, 2022)

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences quoted Morgan Polikoff regarding his report “A House Divided? What Americans Really Think About Controversial Topics in Schools.” (Oct. 20, 2022)

USC News mentioned Theodore Burnes regarding how to foster productive conversations on LGBTQ+ subjects and how to support LGBTQ+ students and youth. (Oct. 14, 2022)

LA List mentioned Tatiana Melguizo regarding the LA Community College District Board of Trustees. (Oct. 11, 2022)

The LA School Report quoted Morgan Polikoff in an article regarding 10 LAUSD schools having lost most students during COVID. (Oct. 6, 2022)

The Chronicle of Higher Education interviewed Adrianna Kezar for an article on how private colleges slashed retirement contributions to their employees by $729 million in 2020: A Pandemic-Era Cut With a Hidden Price Tag. (Oct. 4, 2022)

The Daily Trojan quoted Brinell Lynn Anderson from a summit promoting mental health among black women. (Oct. 1, 2022)

The White House mentioned Pedro A. Noguera and his appointment to the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics.(Sept. 30, 2022)

The Conversation published a Research Brief by Associate Professor David M. Quinn and doctoral candidate Tara-Marie Desruisseaux's regarding how the term 'achievement gap' and how it fosters a negative view of students. (Sept. 30, 2022)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Adrianna Kezar in their report The Engaged (and Supported) Professor. (Sept. 29, 2022)

Los Angeles Times quoted Pedro A. Noguera on the drop in kindergarten enrollment in California during the pandemic. (Sept. 27, 2022)

EdSource quoted Pedro A. Noguera regarding Smarter Balanced test results. (September 27, 2022)

The 19th News quoted Pedro A. Noguera regarding teacher burnout. (Sept. 27, 2022)

The 19th News quoted Pedro A. Noguera on reducing class size, hiring more teachers and financial sustainability. (Sept. 27, 2022)

KPCC mentioned Pedro A. Noguera regarding Smarter Balanced test results this year. (Sept. 27, 2022)

India Education quoted Pedro A. Noguera and Darline Robles regarding USC's Latinx Heritage Month celebration. (Sept. 20, 2022)

Purdue Today mentioned Royel M. Johnson as a keynote speaker at Purdue University’s system-wide forum, “Meeting Students Where They Are: Promoting Learning-Centered Success and Belonging.” Dr. Johnson is also keynote speaker for the Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism. (Sept. 19, 2022)

LA School Report published USC Rossier’s poll results regarding families leaving traditional public schools for charter schools. (Sept. 19, 2022)

The Daily Trojan quoted Professor Julie Marsh in an article regarding the USC Rossier poll which showed gun violence as the topic of greatest concern for California voters. (Sept. 16, 2022)

Education Next published Pedro A. Noguera and Frederick Hess’s podcast discussion ‘Will football be safer without helmets?' (Sept. 16, 2022)

USC News quoted Pedro A. Noguera and Darline Robles regarding USC's Latinx Heritage Month celebration. (Sept. 15, 2022)

Rolling Stone featured a quote from Pedro A. Noguera regarding Kanye West’s new private school. (Sept. 15, 2022)

EdSource published an article written by Pedro A. Noguera and Alberto M. Carvahlo about Senate Bill 70. (Sept. 13, 2022)

Miami Herald featured an op-ed by Pedro A. Noguera and Florida International University’s Anindya Kundu regarding Gov. DeSantis’ plan for new teacher recruitment. (August 31, 2022)

USC News quoted Gale Sinatra in an article on the importance of climate change messaging. (August 30, 2022)

EdSource quoted Julie Marsh regarding LAUSD school board salaries. (August 30, 2022)

Ed Source quoted Julie Marsh regarding the 2022 Annual PACE/USC Rossier poll. (August 23, 2022)

The Hill featured Pedro A. Noguera and Morgan Polikoff’s op-ed “Parents’ views of school violence: The other ‘great resignation.’” (August 23, 2022) 

EdWeek featured Pedro A. Noguera and Morgan Polikoff’s op-ed “How We Can Finally End the Math Wars.”  (August 22, 2022)

Chronicle quoted Erika Patall who shared her work-smart strategy in an article regarding research and writing from academics. (August 17, 2022)

Times Higher Education quoted Shaun R. Harper who participated in the “Raise the Bar Summit,” hosted by the U.S. Department of Education. (August 15, 2022)

Forbes featured Shaun R. Harper’s article “Trump Loyalists’ Calls to Defund the FBI, and other Hypocrisies.” (August 13, 2022)

U.S. News and World Report quoted Erika Patall regarding student engagement and motivation. (August 5, 2022)

Time featured Gale Sinatra regarding climate change and psychology. (August 5, 2022)

Huffington Post quoted Brendesha Tynes regarding student experiences with online racism. (August 3, 2022)

Forbes featured Shaun R. Harper’s article “Repeated Snubbing of Black Kids at Amusement Parks Shows Need for more Complex Bias Trainings.” (August 2, 2022) quoted Pedro A. Noguera on learning loss. (August 1, 2022)

WBUR interviewed Shaun R. Harper about Beyoncé’s new album. (July 29, 2022)

Forbes featured Shaun R. Harper’s article Diversity, inclusion and dance overflow in Renaissance, new Beyoncé album. (July 29, 2022)

NPR interviewed Shaun R. Harper about how Beyoncé’s music resonates with meaning for Black scholars fighting for pay equity and recognition in predominantly white institutions. (July 29, 2022)

Forbes featured Shaun R. Harper's article Using LinkedIn pics and other clues to guess job applicants’ races and ethnicities is wrong. (July 27, 2022)

Politico featured a Q&A with Tracy Poon Tambascia on inflation and its implications on incoming college students. (July 25, 2022)

Forbes featured Shaun R. Harper's article Remote work can boost diversity yet undermine equity for employees of color. (July 22, 2022)

Massi Post covered Artineh Samkian’s Armenian studies project. (June 22, 2022)

Yahoo! Finance quoted Shaun R. Harper about the commercialization of Juneteenth. (June 20, 2022)

L.A. School Report quoted Pedro A. Noguera about the L.A. school board elections. (June 17, 2022)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education quoted Royel M. Johnson on equity in higher education. (June 16, 2022)

Daily Breeze mentioned Shaun R. Harper’s participation in the Inaugural Juneteenth Symposium at Cal State Dominguez Hills. (June 15, 2022)

U.S. News and World Report responded to USC Rossier’s reporting. (June 7, 2022)

The Daily Trojan covered the U.S. News and World Report letter. (June 7, 2022)

CalMatters quoted Pedro A. Noguera about California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s term. (June 4, 2022)

Essence featured an op-ed by Royel M. Johnson on Foster Care Awareness month. (May 31, 2022)

Los Angeles Times quoted Pedro A. Noguera regarding the school board elections. (May 31, 2022)

Los Angeles Times quoted Julie Marsh on California School Superintendent’s second term. (May 22, 2022)

EdSource quoted Pedro A. Noguera who addressed the early literacy crisis. (May 20, 2022)

KPCC interviewed Pedro A. Noguera on California’s decreasing K–12 enrollment. (May 18, 2022)

The Good Word podcast interviewed Royel Johnson on his career and two new books. (May 16, 2022)

The Conversation featured Pedro A. Noguera’s article on school integration and the anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education. (May 13, 2022)

USC News mentioned USC Rossier alumna Allyson Felix, Commencement keynote speaker. (May 13, 2022)

Education Week featured Q&A with Pedro A. Noguera on Florida’s parental rights bill. (May 12, 2022)

USC News quoted Laila Hasan on parents influence and student success. (May 11, 2022) mentioned Mary Helen Immordino-Yang and her participation in a panel on reforming learning systems. (May 3, 2022)

Inside Higher Ed reports on USC Rossier’s reporting to U.S. News and World Report. (May 2, 2022)

Los Angeles Times reported on USC Rossier’s data report to U.S. News and World Report. (April 29, 2022)

Wall Street Journal reported on USC Rossier’s data report to U.S. News and World Report. (April 29, 2022)

LA School Report quoted Pedro A. Noguera on California voters’ dissatisfaction of with local school post-pandemic. (April 26, 2022)

The Atlantic quoted Pedro A. Noguera on what happens to Black students when teachers quit. (April 6, 2022)

USA Today quoted Shaun R. Harper on Oscar awards ceremony. (April 1, 2022)

Los Angeles Times quoted Pedro A. Noguera on the efficacy or importance of tutoring programs. (March 30, 2022)

The74 featured Pedro A. Noguera who discussed the new LAUSD superintendent. (March 21, 2022)

The Guardian quoted Pedro A. Noguera on how schools and communities can mitigate the effects of poverty by providing support to children and families. (March 17, 2022)

USC News quoted Gale Sinatra regarding her work with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and their augmented reality project. (March 17, 2022)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education featured Shaun R. Harper on being named USC university professor. (March 11, 2022)

Science DailyScience Magazine, and featured the press release on Gale Sinatra’s Natural History Museum of Los Angeles augmented reality project. (March 3, 2022)

USC Annenberg Media did a feature on the Politics of Education at School Boards webinar, which included Pedro A. NogueraDarline Robles and Alan Arkatov. (March 3, 2022)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun R. Harper on race in higher education. (March 2, 2022).

Daily Trojan did a feature on Gale Sinatra’s election to the National Academy of Education. (March 1, 2022)

Shaun R. Harper was a guest on the Dr. Phil Show discussing racial equity and the status of Black Americans. (February 28, 2022)

Los Angeles Times quoted Julie Marsh who discussed public trust in public schools and how that is reflected across the nation. (February 25, 2022)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Adrian Huerta regarding the Long Beach Phoenix Scholars program. (February 21, 2022)

The Guardian quoted Adrian Huerta and research on the challenges that fathers in college face. (February 18, 2022)

The Hechinger Report quoted Adrian Huerta regarding college fathers. (February 18, 2022)

The 74 quoted Pedro A. Noguera who offers advice to the new LAUSD superintendent. (February 15, 2022)

Fox 11 News featured Shaun R. Harper who discussed systemic racism in the NFL. (February 14, 2022) quoted Pedro A. Noguera who discussed LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho. (February 14, 2022)

Business Insider quoted Shaun R. Harper on the structural and systemic problems within the NFL. (February 14, 2022)

Ebony featured Shaun R. Harper’s op-ed “Super Bowl Fumbles on Black Women.” (February 14, 2022)

Inside Higher Ed featured Shaun R. Harper’s op-ed “Not Only in the NFL.” (February 14, 2022)

Rolling Stone featured Shaun R. Harper’s op-ed “‘Number One Is Black Ownership.’ Brian Flores on How to Fix the NFL’s Diversity Problem.” (February 13, 2022)

Long Beach Local News quoted Adrian Huerta on the Long Beach Phoenix Scholars program. (February 10, 2022)

US Black Engineer featured John Slaughter as one of the first US Black Engineer award winners. (February 10, 2022)

Los Angeles Times quoted Pedro A. Noguera regarding virtual learning programs for public schools. (February 9, 2022)

KCBS Radio interviewed Pedro A. Noguera regarding options for letter grade or a pass-no pass credit. (February 5, 2022)

USC News featured USC Rossier alumna Allyson Felix as USC’s 2022 commencement speaker. (February 3, 2022)

Insider Higher Ed quoted Estela Mara Bensimon provided helpful tips for educators to help build stronger connections with students. (February 2, 2022)

The74 recapped a panel discussion on educational equity that included Pedro Noguera. (January 25, 2022)

Press Telegramfeatured the new USC Pullias Center and Long Beach City College (LBCC) initiative, the LBCC Phoenix Scholars. (January 25, 2022) interviewed Jerry Lucido regarding the digital SAT and discussed if it is equitable. (January 25, 2022)

Phi Delta Kappan featured a paper co-authored by Brendesha Tynes regarding digital citizenship and addressing challenging issues in education. (January 24, 2022)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun Harper about university efforts to hire personnel focused on Black men. (January 19, 2022) quoted Stephen Aguilar on remote instruction and the digital divide. (January 19, 2022)

Newsweek featured an op-ed on Shaun Harper‘s appearance on Dr. Phil regarding critical race theory. (January 17, 2022)

WNYC interviewed Pedro Noguera on the dangers of placing limits on what educators teach. (January 12, 2022)

EdSource quoted Pedro Noguera on arts and music education in California. (January 12, 2022)

LA School Report featured Morgan Polikoff and PhD student Daniel Silver’s commentary of parental support for state testing. (January 11, 2022)

EdWeek and Diverse Issues in Higher Education featured Shaun Harpers two op-eds: “The U.S. Capitol Insurrection Was a Case Study in White Privilege. Teach It That Way.” and “Remembering the Role Race Played in the Capitol Insurrection.” (January 6, 2022)

EdWeek listed their 2022 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings which included Pedro NogueraShaun HarperChris EmdinBill TierneyEstela BensimonMorgan Polikoff and Julie Marsh. (January 5, 2022)

Shaun Harper was interviewed on the Dr. Phil Show on teaching Critical Race Theory in K-12 schools. (January 5, 2022)

KCRW interviewed Morgan Polikoff regarding the impact of virtual learning as it relates to the LAUSD Covid testing plan. (January 4, 2022) 

Los Angeles Daily News quoted Pedro Noguera regarding the new LAUSD superintendent. (December 31, 2021)

Spectrum News 1 quoted Alan Arkatov in a piece on the American Rescue Plan and how funds address learning loss during the pandemic. (December 15, 2021)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education featured Christopher Emdin as a new USC Rossier faculty member. (December 13, 2021)

LA School Report quoted Pedro Noguera on the new superintendent and what he has to look forward with LAUSD. (December 9, 2021)

HRNews quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang in an article on tips to help stay focused. (December 8, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Karen Symms Gallagher in a story regarding acceptable study websites and academic integrity. (December 7, 2021)

Politico quoted Morgan Polikoff in an article regarding learning loss during the pandemic. (December 6, 2021)

The74 featured an op-ed with Morgan Polikoff and PhD student Daniel Silver on the latest research on parental support for state testing.  (December 6, 2021)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education featured an op-ed co-authored by Julie Posselt on steps necessary to achieve equity in STEM education. (December 2, 2021)

Christian Science Monitor interviewed Pedro Noguera and Rick Hess on their recent book. (November 30, 2021)

Education Week quoted Gale Sinatra, who shared her insights on how educators should address science denial in the classroom. (November 23, 2021)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education did a feature on USC Rossier’s transformational faculty of color hires and quoted Pedro Noguera and Larry Picus. (November 22, 2021)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education discussed the board review process to find a new LAUSD superintendent and quoted Pedro Noguera. (November 17, 2021)

Diverse Issues in Education covered what higher education can learn from Virginia’s gubernatorial election and quoted Pedro Noguera. (November 12, 2021)

Education Week provided a review of a new curriculum which included two reading programs and quoted Morgan Polikoff. (November 9, 2021)

The74 featured Morgan Polikoff‘s essay on Common Core learning and the current trend in NAEP scores. (November 3, 2021)

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured commentary from Shaun R. Harper on how universities need to invest in the staffing necessary to achieve goals related to anti-racism. (August 31, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured an essay from Jerry LucidoDonald Hossler and a colleague arguing for a new approach to supporting college completion. (August 30, 2021)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education featured Adrianna Kezar as she discussed a new six-year report from the Pullias Center for Higher Education that investigated comprehensive college transition programs. (August 25, 2021)

NBC4 Los Angeles interviewed Pedro A. Noguera about how schools can assess student needs to help them make up for learning missed during the pandemic. (August 23, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed noted that Shaun R. Harper worked with Massachusetts on its Equity Agenda for public higher education. (August 5, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured Jerome Lucido and Robert Massa on potentially merging admissions and financial aid offices. (August 2, 2021)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education featured Adrianna Kezar on the loss of faculty authority regarding institutional-level decisions such as budgeting. (July 29, 2021)

CalMatters quoted Julie Marsh on how the GOP hopefuls in the upcoming California gubernatorial election view public schools. (July 28, 2021)

The New York Times quoted Pedro A. Noguera on how far behind many American students are after the pandemic school year. (July 27, 2021) The New York Times also quoted Noguera on the need to develop a personalized plan for every student.

Los Angeles Times cited research by Alan Arkatov on the Education (Re)Open and how to give the community a voice in education. (July 26, 2021)

Spectrum News 1 featured Julie Marsh on many parents remaining worried about their children returning to the classroom. (July 22, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed noted that the Center for Enrollment Research, Policy and Practice called on U.S. News & World Report to stop using average SAT and ACT scores in its rankings of colleges. (July 19, 2021)

KPCC ran a WGBH segment featuring Pedro A. Noguera on the varied response to online learning. “There were families that liked it. They had kids who were stressed out by school; they actually did better online. (July 18, 2021)

The Chronicle of Higher Education cited research by Julie Posselt on the benefits of holistic review for graduate candidates from underrepresented communities. (July 14, 2021)

EdSource cited research co-authored by Stephen Aguilar on the need for affordable broadband access for K-12 students. (July 13, 2021)

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured Shaun R. Harper on the resignation of Cornel West from Harvard Divinity School and how the treatment he received reflects the treatment of Black professors nationwide. (July 13, 2021)

NBC News quoted Morgan Polikoff on states teaching a more sanitized national history despite growing interest in race, racism and American slavery. (July 10, 2021)

Los Angeles Times featured poll results from the PACE/USC Rossier Poll, led by Julie A. Marsh and Morgan Polikoff, that revealed how California parents feel about schools and education at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, including the continued desire for remote learning options.” (July 8, 2021) EdSource also featured the new poll.

In a special report, The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted Adrianna Kezar on how to improve diversity on campus. The story also recognized the USC Race and Equity Center as a national resource for institutions. (July 8, 2021)

Patch featured Pedro A. Noguera on the benefits of moving to flexible grading policies during the pandemic. (July 8, 2021)

The Chronicle of Higher Education noted that Adrianna Kezar was named executive editor of Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning. (July 6, 2021)

In an article about the addition of skateboarding to the Olympics, ABC News cited research by Zoë Corwin on skateboarding culture. (July 4, 2021)

Business Insider (via The Conversation) featured commentary by Gale Sinatra and a colleague on how to counter science denial. (July 3, 2021)

USA Today featured Adrian Huerta on young men of color falling particularly behind in school during the pandemic. “This is a critical moment of opportunity to help young men of color. It’s a national issue, and it will take a national investment,” he said. (July 1, 2021)

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured research by Adrian Huerta on young men of color falling particularly behind in school during the pandemic. (July 1, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by Adrianna Kezar, postdoctoral researcher KC Culver and doctoral student Jordan Harper on design thinking in the higher education industry. “Traditional top-down, authority-based approaches to leadership do not address equity, as many leaders are too removed from the struggles and realities of others in their community,” they write. (June 28, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Don Hossler on the long-term plan for schools offering a free semester to students. (June 28, 2021)

San Francisco Chronicle quoted Morgan Polikoff on the magnitude of lost learning time during the pandemic. (June 25, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured research by Adrianna Kezar on making policies and practices more equitable for non-tenure-track professors. (June 23, 2021)

ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV featured Kendrick Davis on the significance of Juneteenth. (June 18, 2021)

The Orange County Register quoted Akilah Lyons-Moore on the importance of the original Juneteenth celebration. (June 18, 2021)

Vogue noted that the USC Rossier School is working with skateboarder Briana King on a landmark study of skateboarding’s demographics. (June 10, 2021)

CNBC quoted Edgar Lopez, a doctoral candidate, on how gap years may exacerbate inequity in higher education. (June 9, 2021)

The Washington Post quoted Angela Hasan on why she believes students of all levels should not be in the same classrooms. (June 4, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Adrianna Kezar about the diminishing influence of faculty in university decisions, especially during the pandemic. (June 3, 2021)

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted professor emeritus William G. Tierney on recent threats to academic freedom. (May 27, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Jerry Lucido of the USC Rossier School on new initiatives colleges are employing to counter enrollment problems. (May 24, 2021)

LAist quoted Julie Marsh on the challenges in convincing parents and students to return to in-person learning. (May 19, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by Jerry Lucido on an ambitious new effort to tie federal aid to college accessibility. (May 17, 2021)

EdSource highlighted research by Stephen J. Aguilar on the need for affordable broadband access for K-12 students. (May 14, 2021)

LAist quoted Adrian Huerta on the equity concerns surrounding community college reopenings. (May 12, 2021)

The Washington Post cited research by Stephen J. Aguilar on sexual harassment reporting on college campuses. (May 8, 2021)

Spectrum News 1 featured research by David Quinn on teachers imposing their unconscious racial biases when evaluating students’ work. (May 7, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed noted that the Liberal Arts College Racial Equity Leadership Alliance was established through the USC Race and Equity Center. (May 6, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by Julie PosseltRomán Liera PhD ’18, and PhD students Aireale J. Rodgers and Lauren N. Irwin on why universities need to reconsider qualifying exams for doctoral candidates. (May 4, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun R. Harper on Black students’ lack of trust in college leadership. (February 26, 2021)

KNX 1070 AM interviewed Morgan Polikoff on how to help students catch up with the “learning loss” that occurred during the pandemic. (April 30, 2021)

Spectrum News 1 quoted Alan Arkatov on how the multibillion-dollar education industry has changed due to COVID and the internet. (April 28, 2021)

KQED-FM interviewed Brendesha Tynes on how bystander videos of police killing Black people can have long-term mental health effects on viewers. (April 26, 2021)

The Hill featured an op-ed by Pedro A. Noguera and a colleague on how schools should spend the $130 billion provided by the American Rescue Plan. (April 24, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured Shaun R. Harper on how reactions from higher education leaders to the Derek Chauvin verdict could reveal hypocrisy. (April 21, 2021)

ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV featured Kendrick Davis of the USC Race and Equity Center on how the Derek Chauvin verdict is only a small moment in the fight against systemic racism. (April 20, 2021)

The Washington Post ran an op-ed (originally published on Hechinger Report) by James Bridgeforth and Steve Desir, both doctoral students, on why citing equity as a reason for reopening schools can be disingenuous. (April 15, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed cited research by Shaun R. Harper on graduation rate disparities between Black basketball and football players and nonathlete undergraduates. (April 15, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by PhD student Edgar Lopez on how faculty can better support their graduate students during the pandemic. (April 15, 2021)

Los Angeles Times quoted Pedro A. Noguera on LAUSD’s plans for reopening in-person learning. (April 13, 2021)

Los Angeles Times quoted Tatiana Melguizo on how California community colleges can encourage students to return amid plummeting enrollment. (April 12, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by professor emeritus William G. Tierney on what colleges and universities can learn from how higher education responded to the post-World War II era. (April 5, 2021)

Los Angeles Times noted that Pedro A. Noguera contributed commentary to a report on the academic harm suffered by Los Angeles students during the pandemic. (March 31, 2021)

The Chronicle of Higher Education cited research by Shaun R. Harper on the percentage of Black men among undergraduate populations compared to sports teams. (March 29, 2021).

Los Angeles Times featured an op-ed by Morgan Polikoff on how to address the immense educational ramifications of the pandemic, and the issues caused by the sheer number of school districts. (March 23, 2021)

The Washington Post quoted Jerome Lucido on the difficulties in doing away with legacy admissions. (March 21, 2021)

LAist quoted Tatiana Melguizo on the high community college dropout rate during the pandemic. (March 18, 2021)

The Wall Street Journal quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on how doing nothing can ultimately make you more productive. (March 16, 2021)

USA Today featured an op-ed by Pedro Noguera and a writer for the American Enterprise Institute on the need to rebuild trust between parents and educators as schools reopen. (March 16, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun R. Harper on equity concerns regarding college re-openings. (March 15, 2021)

Los Angeles Daily News quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on how the pandemic has allowed us to rethink what school means. (March 12, 2021)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education featured Estela Mara Bensimon and her Equity Scorecard model, which provides tools, language and rubrics to improve higher education through a lens of racial equity. (March 11, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured research by Adrianna Kezar on how faculty attitudes toward how their institutions responded to the COVID-19 pandemic evolved over time. (March 10, 2021)

Wired quoted Pedro A. Noguera on the need for school districts to have a plan for kids who are struggling with remote learning. (March 9, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Estela Mara Bensimon and Don Hossler on a new effort to make the college admissions process more equitable. (March 8, 2021)

EdSource quoted Adrian Huerta on his research into the struggles faced by community college students who are also parents. (March 5, 2021)

USA Today quoted Steve Desir, a doctoral candidate, on the difficult transition from high school to college and the need for more clarity about who owns that process. (March 4, 2021). The story was also featured on The Hechinger Report.

Politico quoted Julie A. Marsh on how reopening schools will affect Gov. Gavin Newsom’s political standing amid efforts to recall him. (March 1, 2021)

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV featured Julie Rousseau, who chairs the USC Athletics’ Black Lives Matter Action Team, on the value of Black athletes speaking out against injustice. (March 1, 2021)

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quoted Shaun Harper on why educators need to teach students about white privilege, in a story about a Georgia legislator’s comments about White privilege. (January 29, 2021)

Los Angeles Times quoted Shaun Harper on how the UC system can start to achieve a more diverse student body beyond just diversifying its applicant pool. (January 29, 2021)

Los Angeles Times quoted Shaun Harper on the need to factor Black and Latino students into L.A.’s school reopening efforts. (January 27, 2021)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education featured Shaun Harper on his optimism regarding the new Biden administration. “I know for sure that equity and the reparation of longstanding injustices in K-12 and higher education will be at the top of the new administration’s agenda,” said Harper, who served on the Biden-Harris campaign’s national education policy committee. (January 20, 2021) Diverse also noted Harper’s hiring of Kendrick B. Davis as the Chief Research Officer at the USC Race and Equity Center.

The Grio featured an op-ed by Shaun Harper on Martin Luther King Jr.’s beliefs, beyond what most Americans are often taught. (January 18, 2021)

Los Angeles Times quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on the mental health impacts of limited social interaction for students. (January 12, 2021)

BBC quoted Stephen Krashen, professor emeritus, on why mobile language learning apps probably won’t lead to language proficiency. (January 11, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by William Tierney, professor emeritus, on the need for higher education to stand against assaults on democracy. (January 8, 2021)

The Washington Post quoted William Tierney, professor emeritus, on college services being outsourced. (January 8, 2021)

NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Shaun Harper on how white privilege influenced the actions of law enforcement during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. (January 7, 2021)

Forbes quoted Jerry Lucido on his expectations for college enrollment trends, and how the pandemic may cause colleges “open the doors wider.” (January 1, 2021)