Posts Tagged ‘K-12’

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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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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