News & Insights
Featuring the latest news, expertise, opinions and blogs on critical education issues from USC Rossier.
USC Rossier Professor Brendesha Tynes receives $4.6 million NIH grant to build the nation’s first digital literacy and mental health platform for K–12 students
The Transformative Research Award is one of the most prestigious in the country and supports highly innovative, impactful research.
Faculty: In Converation
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.
In the Media
Banned Books Week, an annual event first established in 1982, has arrived amid a tumultuous time for reading in America as both schools and libraries try to fend off rising campaigns to remove titles from shelves.
We are in a period of rapid and dramatic change. We have an opportunity to use this moment to influence educational trends in ways that make the future more equitable, just and sustainable. Let’s not squander this opportunity.
KNX In Depth's Elsa Ramon and Larry Perel talk to Pedro Noguera, Dean of the Rossier School of Education at USC. He's got a new responsibility as a member of the U.S. Department of Education's committee on the use of Artificial Intelligence in education. It's to help figure out how AI can be used effectively in schools. He writes about it in an op/ed piece in The Hill.
Street Politicians Podcast hosts USC Rossier faculty member, Dr. Shaun Harper, who is recognized as one of the nation’s most highly respected racial equity experts. Dr. Harper discussed his DEI strategy with companies and institutions.
The problems that motivated us to pour billions into our schools during COVID-19 are still very real but the sooner we accept that our pandemic educational recovery hacks like tutoring and summer school aren’t going to cut it, the better off our children will be.
- Associate Professor of Education
We must seize the opportunity to use AI and other forms of educational technology in ways that make the future more equitable and accessible.
Unless schools provide an environment that is sound, stimulating, and safe, students will not benefit from the education system. This was one of the messages delivered by sociologist Pedro Antonio Noguera of the USC Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California in the United States.
A Rossier Ph.D. student offers advice and busts myths pertaining to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision pertaining to race and admissions.
USA Today spoke with Dean Pedro Noguera about public debates over children’s education and how education is often a local issue.
“One of the biggest things is that familial pressure, that social pressure of being a provider.”
- Assistant Professor of Education
"Maybe we were still in a period of people sort of appreciating all the work that educators were doing."
- Professor of Education
- Co-director of CEPEG
“The move to a digital test format is long overdue.”
- Professor of Practice
- Executive Director of the Center for Enrollment Research, Policy and Practice
USC Rossier Magazine
In this special double issue, we look at how USC Rossier research projects are being put into practice to create equitable learning environments where all students can thrive.
How faculty are leading the way to bring equity-minded change to graduate education.
What research-backed methods can educators use to put our nation’s schoolchildren back on track?
The work of USC Rossier’s Mary Helen Immordino-Yang shows how schools can embrace SEL, a new interdisciplinary science of development, culture and neuroscience.
USC Rossier offers these tools and other educator resources for teachers, administrators and counselors in K–12, higher education and educational psychology.
Dieuwertje J. Kast EdD ’20 on how educators can prepare students to understand and adapt to technology so they can use it for the future.
Professor Julie Slayton explains that giving students meaningful opportunities to lead in the classroom extends beyond distributing materials and grants them decision-making power.
Effective collaboration between educational researchers and practitioners can help solve intractable problems in our schools and communities.
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