In the News: February 2016

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HERI: Women More Likely Than Men to Identify as Multiracial
Featured on, January 28, 2016


Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles: NYC Pilot Program Aims for Greater Diversity in Schools
Featured in U.S. News and World Report, January 30, 2016


Alison Bailey: A More Common Definition of English Learner Final
Co-Authored Report Featured in, February 2, 2016


Marcelo Suárez-Orozco and Louis Gomez: UCLA’s Diverse Network of Laboratory Schools
Op-Ed in The Huffington Post, February 4, 2016


Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles: Segregation in Western Pennsylvania Schools
Featured in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 6, 2016

Pedro Noguera: Oakland Addresses the Achievement Gap for African Americans Boys
Quoted by The New York Times, February 7, 2016


Julie Flapan: President Obama’s Budget to Elevate Computer Science Learning
Quoted by, February 9, 2016


John Rogers: LA Teachers Union Asks Members for Higher Dues
Quoted by The Los Angeles Times, February 10, 2016


CIRP/HERI: College Freshmen More Liberal, Keen on Activism
Featured in The Los Angeles Times, February 10, 2016


CIRP/HERI: Today’s Freshman Class Most Likely to Protest in 50 Years
Featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 11, 2016


CIRP/HERI: Interest in Student Activism at All-Time High
Featured on Inside Higher Ed, February 11, 2016


Kevin Eagan: Best Practices in Conducting Surveys
Quoted by The Washington Post, February 12, 2016


CIRP/HERI/Tyrone Howard: College Freshmen More Politically Engaged Than in Previous Decades
Featured on, February 11, 2016


CIRP/HERI: Liberal Intolerance on the Rise on College Campuses
Featured in The Washington Post, February 11, 2016


CIRP/HERI: Why College Activism is Soaring
Featured in The Christian Science Monitor, February 11, 2016


Kevin Eagan/HERI: College Students More Politically Active Than Ever
Quoted by KPCC-FM, February 12, 2016


HERI: Student Levels of Activism Harken Back to the 1960s
Featured in Newsweek, February 12, 2016


Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles: NY Struggles to Keep Schools Diverse
Featured in The New York Times, February 16, 2016


HERI: Pell Grant Recipients Worry More About College Funding
Featured in The Atlantic, February 16, 2016


HERI: Political Bias in Academia
Featured in Scientific American, March 1, 2016


HERI: LGBQ Students More Likely to Feel Overwhelmed, Depressed
Featured in Newsweek, February 16, 2016


Pedro Noguera/Gary Orfield: Online Courses May Have Caused Rise in LAUSD Grad Rate
Quoted by The Los Angeles Times, February 19, 2016


Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles: Uneven Access to Charter Schools
Featured on NBC News, February 24, 2016


John Rogers: How Hard Should It Be to Fire a Bad Teacher?
Interviewed on KCRW-FM’s “Press Play,” February 25, 2016