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Leaving Education Up to Chance: A Reaction to "The Lottery"

Education is one of the most controversial social issues of our time. From the value-added debate happening in Los Angeles, the teacher assessment war happening across the nation in places such as Rhode Island and D.C...

Prospective Student Information Session in LA and Livestream

We’re hosting a special Information Session tonight, Thursday, August 12, at the Midtown Radisson hotel near USC’s campus from 7 – 9 PM PT. During this event, prospective students will have the opportunity to:..

Student Teaching is Scary… And Awesome!

In this guest post, Jennifer Tartaglione shares an honest and fresh take on what it’s like to be a student teacher.  If you enjoy Jen’s story below, be sure to follow her teaching adventures on her personal blog or follow her on Twitter.  And if you’re an MAT student...

Call for Writers: Become an MAT@USC Blogger

Do you have a unique perspective about the MAT@USC that you’d like to share with your peers and prospective students? Is there a particular education-related topic that you feel passionately about?..

Los Angeles to Host First Local MAT@USC Meet-up

What better way to enjoy a summer Friday than to meet up for some food and fun with fellow Trojans?..

National Debate Rages Over Teacher Tenure

The first half of the year has witnessed an increased focus on teacher tenure, as government agencies at the local, state, and federal level have begun to implement widespread policy changes. We’ve even seen this discussion raised amongst...