Education

Child taking classes on the computer

Learning resources for parents, students and educators as school gets back in session

Standards-based lessons that will remain useful long after life and learning have returned to normal.

Overhead shot of young student learning on a tablet

Race and class can color teachers’ digital expectations for their students — with white students getting more encouragement

While providing access to technology is important, it won’t even the digital playing field. Embracing all students’ digital interests as opportunities for learning can help.

Keanu Velasquez

As classes kick off, UC students and advisers share secrets to succeeding in an unprecedented year.

Students are finding the silver lining and building community in new ways while staying at home.

Two students talking together

End of affirmative action at UC hurt Black, Latinx students, study finds

More than 1,000 students per year were deterred from applying to the UC system — but most would have been admitted, the study says.

Kids in a classroom in masks

How to reopen schools safely during COVID-19, according to pediatricians

UCSF doctors on what we know about COVID-19 in children, the safety precautions schools need to take, and the pros and cons of reopening schools.

Geisel Library at night

Celebrating an iconic library's 50th anniversary

Acclaimed authors come together in livestreamed events to honor the Geisel Library building’s golden anniversary.

Rebecca Covarrubias in a group of first-gen students

First-gen faculty leader: Rebecca Covarrubias

The social psychology professor documents the experiences of students who are the first in their family to attend college.

Young Black girl with a backpack in a mask

How to calm children’s back-to-school anxieties

MIND Institute experts explain what to look for in kids, and how to help.

Juan Sánchez Muñoz

UC Merced welcomes Juan Sánchez Muñoz as fourth chancellor

The new chancellor will guide the campus in ascending to new heights as a research university.

UC Berkeley campus

UC Regents declare their support for an end to race-blind admissions

UC leaders champion effort to roll back a law they say has long hindered the university's mission of access.

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