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  1. Education News

    Can California close the achievement gap in math?

    The majority of California’s K–12 students struggle with math. But challenges are experienced most acutely among many students of color. This is the central problem that the state’s Department of...

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  2. Education News

    Schools spend millions on professional learning. How do we know it's working?

    A new study of math teacher professional development urges caution around defining effectiveness

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  3. Education News

    Why superintendents should lean into their unique experiences

    Superintendents are more educated than ever before. But as challenges in education grow and demands of the job intensify, experience has become increasingly valuable. Janice Jackson, Austin Beutner and Richard...

  4. Alumni Story

    A day in the life of a USC Rossier grad

    Alumni leaders share the details of their waking hours—from their morning routines to the ways they wind down from their busy working days.

  5. Education News

    After a harrowing year, superintendents from the nation’s three largest urban districts step down

    Austin Beutner, Richard Carranza and Janice Jackson look back on leading schools during the pandemic.

  6. Rossier News

    How can education leaders break through the challenges of today?

    Meeting the demands of the post-pandemic era will require new skills and preparations.

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  7. Educator Tips

    How can educators create the conditions for student leadership?

    Professor Julie Slayton explains that giving students meaningful opportunities to lead in the classroom extends beyond distributing materials and grants them decision-making power.

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  8. Alumni Story

    Leading by example, from example

    Women leaders in her distinctly male-dominated workplace have deeply inspired Kristine Poblete EdD ’17.

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  9. Educator Tips

    Leading with questions rather than answers

    Professor Adrian Donato EdD ’16 discusses why leaders must frame goals around the 'why.'

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  10. Giving

    Paying it forward

    The Andrew Nikou Foundation backs a crowdsourcing model that seeks solutions to education problems.

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