In the News – UCLA’s Center for the Transformation of Schools

Recent study points out societal and economic obstacles to success for Black students and youth in Los Angeles.

Interview with Pedro Noguera, KPCC’s “Take Two,” October 9, 2019

Article in The Los Angeles Times, October 9, 2019 – “Only half of California students meet English standards and fewer meet math standards, test scores show”

Brief in Education Dive, October 10, 2019 – “Study: Black students face ‘accumulation of disadvantage’

Podcast with Tyrone Howard for EdSource, October, 2019 – “Tackling lagging math scores; combating adversity for African American students”

Article in L.A. Watts Times, October 17, 2019 – “UCLA Study Reveals Educational and Social Challenges Affecting Black Youth in Los Angeles County

Interview with Pedro Noguera for KPCC-FM, October, 2019 – “Black students are disproportionately disadvantaged”

Article in the Los Angeles Sentinel, October 31, 2019

Above: Pedro Noguera, UCLA Distinguished Professor of Education and founder of the UCLA Center for the Transformation of Schools (at left); and Tyrone Howard, UCLA professor of education and founder/director of the Black Male Institute and co-director of the UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families.

Photo by John McDonald