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  1. Education News

    Professor Jerry Lucido on why race-aware admission policies must be defended

    The Supreme Court will soon hear cases on the legality of considering applicants’ race in the additions process, but whatever the ruling, colleges must remain dedicated to their commitments to equity and diversity.

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  2. Faculty News

    ‘Having a place at the table is not enough’

    Tracy Poon Tambascia EdD ’07, newly elected president of the USC Academic Senate and USC Rossier professor of clinical education, on the importance of leaders amplifying alternative perspectives.

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  3. Educator Tips

    For some students, technology is a barrier. Here’s what STEM educators can do about it.

    Editor’s note: Dieuwertje J. Kast EdD ’20 is an alumna of the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program, where she studied with three of her mentors, professors Anthony Maddox...

  4. Faculty News

    Noguera to co-chair state task force on Black Student Achievement

    USC Rossier Dean Pedro A. Noguera will co-chair the California Department of Education’s (CDE) Black Student Achievement task force dedicated to improving outcomes for the state’s nearly 325,000 Black students...

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  5. Educator Tips

    How to build a more connected education community

    Editor’s Note: Associate Dean Darline Robles leads USC Rossier’s new Office of Equity and Community Engagement. In an interview, she discussed the office’s scope, as well as its goal to...

  6. Education News

    Equity for part-time faculty

    In fall of 2020, California passed AB736, legislation stipulating that private, nonprofit colleges may expand the professional exemption of its part-time teaching staff. The law gives schools an option to...

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  7. Rossier News

    Ethnic Studies should be mandated in K–12 schools

    As an Asian American growing up in California, my experience was often ignored, dismissed or misrepresented. If the stories of Asian Americans were ever mentioned in school, they were usually...

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  8. Faculty News

    In a year of sea change, keeping equity in focus

    Shaun R. Harper, Provost Professor in Education and Business, discusses his AERA presidency, his role on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s educational equity task force and hosting a race and equity summit viewed by millions.

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  9. Rossier News

    Five ways to advance equity in schools after the pandemic, according to experts

    Equity in schools, or the lack thereof, was a problem before the COVID-19 pandemic. But the challenges caused by school closures and remote learning have exacerbated the lack of support...

  10. Educator Tips

    The equity in education glossary: A guide for teachers and professionals

    Equity in education refers to ensuring students who have been historically marginalized by educational institutions receive sufficient support and access to resources. The term can also refer to professionals within...