Felix Quinonez, PLI Cohort 6, received the LA Unified 2020 Teacher of the Year (TOY) award.
PLI Professor Daniel G. Solórzano was recognized for his lifelong work in critical race theory and racial microaggressions.
The annual list published in Education Week highlights UCLA PLI faculty among national experts on the most urgent issues in education.
PLI professor and director of the UCLA Center for Critical Race Studies at UCLA shares his renowned expertise in racial microaggressions.
Findings by PLI Professor John Rogers and UCLA IDEA reveal efforts by principals to stem the tide of xenophobia and racism.
“Our excellence flows from the brilliance of our faculty and students, the ethic of social justice, and our authentic engagement with multiple communities in Los Angeles and beyond. While we are mindful of the limitations and fluctuations in these rankings, we are nevertheless gratified to be reminded of the admiration and recognition of our work by our peers around the country.”
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.
“We are humbled by this recognition,” says Wasserman Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco. “It is a tribute to the extraordinary collective work of our world-renowned scholars, our amazing staff, and our students — the next generation of engaged, optimist Bruins taking their GSE&IS tools to make the world a better place. While it is important to keep these rankings in perspective, we are both gratified and grateful for the honor.”
An interview with Mariana Ramirez (PLI Cohort 17) from the Math, Science, and Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles.