In the News: August 2016

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HERI: College Freshmen Should Be Encouraged to Explore
Featured in The Washington Post, August 4, 2016

 

HERI: Black and Latino Students Often Leave STEM Majors
Featured in The Los Angeles Times, August 5, 2016

 

Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles: School Discipline Targets African American Students
Featured in U.S. News and World Report, August 9, 2016

 

Pedro Noguera & John Rogers: Record Grad Rate in LAUSD Raises Questions
Quoted by The Los Angeles Times, August 9, 2016

 

John Rogers: LA Needs Public School That Meets Needs of All Students, Not More Charters
Interviewed on KCRW’s “Press Play,” August 9, 2016

 

Tyrone Howard & James Keipp: How Parents Can Prepare for AP Classes
Quoted by The Los Angeles Times, August 9, 2016

 

Safiya Noble: Pokemon Go Places Fewer Stops in Minority Neighborhoods
Quoted by USA Today, August 9, 2016

 

Patricia Gándara: Nine More Dual Language Immersion Programs to Begin in LA
Quoted by EdSource.org, August 9, 2016

 

Safiya Noble: Tech Companies Need to End Racial Stereotyping in Products
Quoted by USA Today, August 10, 2016

 

Center for Civil Rights Remedies: Some Charters Discourage Low-Achieving Students from Attendance
Featured in Mother Jones, August 15, 2016

 

Patricia Gándara: Bill Would Repeal Most of Prop. 227’s Ban on Bilingual Education
Interviewed by KCRW’s “Press Play,” August 16, 2016

 

Snowden Becker: Police Body Cameras and Evidentiary Videos
Podcast by The Cinephiliacs, August 14, 2016

 

Gary Orfield: LA Magnet Schools Often Exclude Those They Should Attract
Quoted by The Los Angeles Times, August 16, 2016

 

Pedro Noguera: Disparate Racial Impact Sign of a Larger Problem
Quoted by The 74 Million, August 17, 2016

 

Jo Ann Isken: Standardized Test Scores Not the Only Indicators of Student Success
Featured in The Los Angeles Times, August 22, 2016

 

Pedro Noguera: Teacher Retention Can Boost Student Outcomes
Featured in the Santa Monica Daily Press, August 23, 2016

 

Tyrone Howard: California’s Standardized Testing Reveals Achievement Gap
Quoted by The Los Angeles Times, August 24, 2016

 

Tyrone Howard: California Can Close Achievement Gap by Recognizing Racial Bias
Interviewed by KCRW’s “Press Play,” August 25, 2016

 

Pedro Noguera: More Magnet Schools Could Exacerbate Inequality
Interviewed by KPCC’s “Air Talk,” August 25, 2016

 

Snowden Becker: “Link Rot” Compromises Police Video Records
Quoted by Government Computer News, July 27, 2016

 

Snowden Becker and Jean-François Blanchette: New UCLA Course on Body Cam Records
Quoted by The Daily Bruin, August 22, 2016

 

Pedro Noguera: Suspension Has Long-term Academic Repercussions
Quoted by APM Reports, August 25, 2016

 

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco: Immigrant Children Have Meta-cognitive Advantages
Quoted on Ideastream.org, August 29, 2016

 

Patricia Gándara: Community Colleges Need to Increase Graduation, Job Readiness
Quoted by the Deseret Morning News, August 29, 2016

 

Patricia Gándara & Pedro Noguera: A Closer Look at Test Scores
Quoted by The Los Angeles Times, August 31, 2016