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UCLA Center X works to transform public schools in Los Angeles to create a more just, equitable, and humane society.

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We are a community of educators working to transform public schooling
to create a more just, equitable, and humane society.

UCLA Center X is dedicated to dramatically changing schooling for the underserved students of Los Angeles.

Center X provides a unique setting where researchers and practitioners collaborate to design and conduct programs that prepare and support K-12 teachers and administrators committed to social justice, instructional excellence, the integration of research and practice, and caring in low-income urban schools.

Center X's work extends across two graduate credential programs

and many professional development initiatives.


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The Open Door Series: African American Student Achievement

Register NowConference about African American student achievement in our schools, with an emphasis on the demands of the new California Common Core.

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015
Keynote Speaker:
Tyrone Howard

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With Different Eyes Conference

Register NowA Conference for Teachers of English Learners Across the Disciplines

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
Keynote Speaker:
Tyrone Howard

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The Power of Urban Teacher Residencies

Learning in residence is a powerful approach to teacher education that pairs apprentices with mentor teachers, supported by university coursework and urban communities. In this issue of the Center XChange, UCLA faculty, staff, students, and partners share their work over the past five years to create and study an urban teacher residency program called IMPACT: Inspiring Minds through a Professional Alliance of Community Teachers.

>> Click here to read The Power of Urban Teacher Residencies: The Impact of IMPACT,  the fall 2014 issue of XChange.


UCLA Center X
1320 Moore Hall, Box 951521
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521
(310) 825-4910