Posts Tagged ‘Education’

April 30th, 2020

National Survey: School Engagement Surprisingly High, Despite Concerns about the Future

USC Dornsife’s “Understanding Coronavirus in America” study reveals that school-age children in nearly 9-in-10 households are engaged in educational activities provided by their school. While the study shows parents in nearly 8-in-10 households are satisfied with school communication, there are signs of challenges on the horizon. Contact: Jim Key, (619) 253-1077 or jameskey@dornsife.usc.edu or Jenesse […]

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April 27th, 2020

Prominent sociologist Pedro Noguera named as USC Rossier School of Education dean

One of the nation’s top experts in urban education and social inequality leaves UCLA to lead USC’s school of education starting July 1. Contact: Eddie North-Hager, edwardnh@usc.edu or (213) 220-1806 USC leaders have selected renowned education expert Pedro Noguera as dean of the USC Rossier School of Education. A sociologist, education researcher and former public […]

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December 12th, 2019

USC study finds teacher bias against math ability of girls, students of color

The study found that teachers assumed that girls—and especially girls of color—had lower mathematics ability than boys and white boys. Contact: Jenesse Miller at (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu or Ross Brenneman at (213) 740-2327 or rossbren@usc.edu New research into how teachers evaluate the mathematical ability of students suggests that White teachers and teachers of color […]

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August 15th, 2019

As students head back to school, experts share wellness tips

As students from kindergarten to college head back to school, they and their families typically experience a mixture of excitement and anxiety. USC experts share strategies for staying physically, mentally and even spiritually healthy. Contact: Jenesse Miller, (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu What’s the biggest challenge faced by today’s college students? “What I have noticed in my […]

Rudy Castruita

Expert on school budgets and facilities, special education and English-language learners

Allen Munro

Expert on computer simulations to enhance learning and the effects of technology on learning

Todd Richmond

Expert in emerging technologies and the implications for education, health care, and society