Stories by Barbara Goen:
New curriculum enlivens math and science for children
USC Rossier and Mattel Children’s Foundation launch STEM curriculum for fourth-graders.
Education leader hopes to boost innovation at USC Rossier
New holder of the Katzman/Ernst Chair brings experience in education, communications, public policy and the arts.
Flaws found in K-12 online education
Private contractors are providing more schools with digital education programs, leading to concerns about the quality of services.
Immordino-Yang honored for excellence in research
The accolade comes on the heels of Immordino-Yang’s selection as a recipient of the 2013 Early Career Award for Public Engagement With Science and Technology.
USC Rossier panel ponders the impact of teachers
The best teachers, according to the panel, are those who truly connect with students.
Blantons endow scholarship for future principals
The Dr. Carlton and Eloise Blanton Endowed Scholarship at the USC Rossier School of Education will support students who aspire to be school principals.
USC Rossier partnerships enhance professional development
To date, USC Rossier has established similar partnerships with 14 districts and groups across the nation.
Crew to head Medgar Evers College
USC Rossier School of Education Professor Rudy Crew will become president of Medgar Evers College, the Brooklyn-based campus of 7,000 students overseen by The City University of New York.
Tierney delivers keynote address
University Professor William Tierney finished his year-long tenure as president of the American Education Research Association with a keynote address in San Francisco.
Sicat to oversee Hybrid High
Oliver Sicat ’01 has been named CEO and president of Ednovate, the charter management organization that oversees USC Hybrid High School.
USC Rossier professor honored with Legacy Award
Sandra Kaplan, professor at the USC Rossier School of Education, has received the National Association for Gifted Children Legacy Award.
USC Rossier Professor Returns to Jeopardy!
Morgan Polikoff, assistant professor of K-12 policy and leadership at the USC Rossier School of Education, was a runaway winner in his debut appearance Nov. 18 on the long-running game show Jeopardy!
USC Rossier dean targets STEM education
USC Rossier School of Education dean Karen Symms Gallagher was one of a small and elite cross-sector partnership of education and policy leaders at a meeting with U.S. Department of Education secretary Arne Duncan and his team.