UCLA Center X is launching a new teacher residency initiative to prepare teachers to transform STEM and Computer Science education in historically underserved urban schools, supported by a nearly $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education through the federal Teacher Quality Partnership program. The new teacher residency program aims to strengthen teaching and learning in STEM and computer science for more than 8,000 students.
Findings by PLI Professor John Rogers and UCLA IDEA reveal efforts by principals to stem the tide of xenophobia and racism.
UCLA PLI Professor John Rogers has been named by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to serve on an action team examining issues regarding charter schools and public education in California.
UCLA Center X joined with the Politics and Pedagogy Collaborative to host the Eastside Collective Stories conference at Roosevelt High School, featuring keynote speaker Shawn Ginwright, high school student-led workshops, and a ceremony honoring the 1968 LA Student Activists.
Executive Director Annamarie Francois welcomes the Fall Semester and gives an update on the upcoming weeks’ activities with the department projects and initiatives.
The Executive Director of UCLA Center X, Annamarie Francois, gives a brief summary of the wonderful summer activities, initiatives and new projects that our teams have been undertaking all summer.
Overseen by UCLA’s Center X and Bethany Baptist Church of Los Angeles, the LAUNCH Academy provides innovative math and science learning opportunities based on university research. The teachers selected to teach in this program are from schools throughout Los Angeles and are all connected to the UCLA Mathematics Project and the UCLA Science Project, two of Center X’s subject matter initiatives.
The UCLA Integrated Program (UCLAIP)—which is expected to launch in Fall 2018—will be a partnership between Santa Monica College and UCLA to create an Integrated Teacher Preparation Program. There will be a pathway to a bachelor’s degree from UCLA, preliminary teaching credential, and BCLAD for STEM teachers.
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