Ranked No. 23, USC and crosstown rival UCLA tied on the 2014 U.S. News and World Report National University Rankings released Monday night, according to the Los Angeles Times. Both schools increased one spot higher from last year, sharing the ranking with Carnegie Mellon, the University of Virginia and Wake Forest University. Last year, both Los Angeles schools shared the […]
The former Trustee had an impact on the many USC students who knew her well.
When Barbara J. Rossier and her husband made the largest donation to a school of education in 1998 when they donated $20 million.
By closing many Chicago schools, the city sacrifices education for financial gain.
The university currently employs approximately 1,825 part-time, or adjunct, faculty.
In 1989, five 14-to 15-year-old boys, four black and one Hispanic, were convicted of a crime they did not commit. They spent between five and 11 years in juvenile delinquent centers and prisons in New York. Though the boys were victims of institutional racism and a flawed justice system that robbed them of a significant […]
Last week voters across the country approved measures that will change the face of American education. In California, Proposition 30 passed, allowing for a tax increase on the wealthiest Californians to fund K-12 schools as well as state colleges and universities. In Washington and Georgia, voters passed a law to allow charter schools to operate, […]
Poor teaching plagues bright futures. Evaluating the performance of teachers has become essential to improving school systems across the nation; however, student scores on standardized tests should never be taken as the measure of an educator’s worth. With the rise of new test score-based models such as Los Angeles Unified School District’s “Academic Growth Over […]
Elementary students’ dreams came true last month when French President Francois Hollande promised to ban homework in all of the country’s public schools. The announcement was just one part of the newly elected president’s robust educational plan, which attempts to prioritize learning and equalize students’ abilities to succeed. In addition to eliminating take-home assignments, Hollande […]
Though Propositions 30 and 38 would both fund education, they take different approaches.