In the News: August 2017

Public scholarship this month includes occupational hazards of content moderation; impact of winning coaches upon enrollment; and what this year's incoming freshmen are thinking.

Daniel Losen & Gary Orfield: Justice Department Will Target Affirmative Action
Quoted by Inside Higher Ed, August 2, 2017

Patricia Gándara: Affirmative Action Crackdown’s Effect on California Colleges
Quoted in the East Bay Times, August 2, 2017

Miriam Posner: Rising Stars in Digital Humanities
Featured in Inside Higher Ed, August 2, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Online Content Moderators a Hidden, Precarious Workforce
Quoted by Wired, August 4, 2017

HERI: A Few Telling Freshman Trends
Featured in The New York Times, August 4, 2017

HERI: College Freshmen Split Equally on Affirmative Action
Featured in The Christian Science Monitor, August 3, 2017

Ulia Gosart: How Indigenous Peoples Gained a Voice on the World Stage
Op-ed in The Los Angeles Times, August 7, 2017

John Rogers: Need for State Governance Over STEM School Questionable
Quoted by Capital and Main, August 8, 2017

Deborah LaTorre: Afterschool Programs Engage and Retain Students
Quoted by KPCC-FM, August 8, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: The Workforce of Online Content Moderators
Interviewed by the BBC, August 9, 2017

Connie Kasari: Parental Concern May Skew Scores on Autism Test
Quoted by Spectrum, August 14, 2017

Tyrone Howard: Quality of Boys-Only STEM School Needs to Be Ensured
Quoted by The Los Angeles Times, August 15, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Content Moderators Suffer Burnout
Quoted by The Economist, August 26, 2017

Tyrone Howard: All-Boys School Aims Give Parents Option Over Charters
Quoted by The Los Angeles Times, August 25, 2017

Pedro Noguera: L.A. School Leaders Need to Grasp Complexity of the System
Quoted by the Los Angeles Daily News, August 28, 2017

Ozan Jacquette: Highly-Paid College Coaches Yield More Wins, Higher Enrollment
Quoted in The Washington Post, August 31, 2017