In the News: October 2014

Members of the UCLA Ed and IS community are a significant presence in national and international media.

Faculty, students, and alumni of UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies have demonstrated world-class excellence in research and expertise. Here is a sampling of UCLA Ed and IS in recent national and international media.


UCLA Community School: High School Throws a Party to Help Kids Apply to College
Featured on KPCC 89.3, Oct. 6, 2014


Patricia Gándara: Potential for State Schools Superintendent to Address Student Inequality
Quoted in, Oct. 7, 2014


Daniel Losen: Civil Rights Project Among Groups to File Complaint Against Tracking, Discipline Practiices
Quoted in, Oct. 10, 2014


Patricia Gándara: Education Key to Launch Social and Political Hispanics
Quoted in, Oct. 10, 2014


Jane Margolis: Why the “Coding for All” Movement is More Than a Boutique Reform
Op-Ed in The New York Times by Jane Margolis and Yasmin Kafai, October 17, 2014


Gary Orfield: LAUSD Chief Resigns After Tumultuous Tenure
Quoted in The New York Times, Oct. 17, 2014


Jane Margolis: When Women Stopped Coding
Interviewed on NPR, Oct. 21, 2014


Civil Rights Project: Addressing Segregation in New York City Schools
Featured in The New York Times, Oct. 21, 2014


Patricia Gándara: What’s Behind the Falling Latino Dropout Rates?
Quoted on, October 26, 2014


Gary Orfield: Why We Should be Skeptical of “Corporate” Education Reform
Featured in the, October 26, 2014


Kevin Eagan: Same-Sex Marriage Support Nearly Universal Among Entering College Students
Op-Ed in The Huffington Post, Oct. 27, 2014


Walter R. Allen: Don’t Let the Gender Gap Overshadow Deeper Racial and Economic Disparities
Op-Ed with Kimberlé W. Crenshaw in The Chronicle of Higher Education, 
October 27, 2014


Bernard Luskin: (POPP) Police Orientation and Preparation Program
Op-ed in Psychology Today, October 28, 2014


Mike Rose: Character Education: A Cautionary Note
Essay for the Center on Children & Families at Brookings, October 2014


Jackie Goldberg: Close State Schools Superintendent Race Coming Down to the Wire
Quoted by KPCC 89.3, October 31, 2014