Center for Education Policy and Law
The Center for Education Policy and Law is a joint undertaking of the USD School of Law and the School of Leadership and Education Sciences. Established by a grant from the William D. Lynch Foundation in 2007, our mission is to foster better linkage between educational research, policymaking, and practice.
CEPAL to host Teacher Job Fair for the Houston Independent School District
June 14th and 15th, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
Houston Independent School District has hundreds of job openings for the 2013-14 school year. They are in need of K-12 teachers and there is a high need for critical shortage teachers.
For event details, and to register and to apply, please see event flyer.
CEPAL Director, Scott Himelstein, in the News
Scott Himelstein interviewed by KUSI on the topic of universal preschools.
Yoga and Wellness Program Evaluation
USD’s Center for Education Policy and Law has been engaged in an evaluation of the Yoga and Wellness Program in the Encinitas Union School District since fall of 2012. CEPAL researchers are studying the effects of the program at all nine EUSD schools. This randomized control trial pilot evaluation will allow researchers to study the program’s potential impact on students’ physical and emotional well-being, engagement with school, and learning performance in addition to effects on school climate. Preliminary results are anticipated in the spring of 2013.
Mayoral Forum on Education
On Tuesday, October 23rd the University of San Diego’s School of Leadership and Education Sciences' (SOLES) Center for Education Policy and Law (CEPAL) hosted one of the final debates between Democratic Congressman Bob Filner and Republican City Councilman Carl DeMaio in the race to become San Diego’s 35th mayor. The debate focused on education issues facing the San Diego community.
Moderator Ruben Navarrette, Congressman Bob Filner, Councilman Carl DeMaio, and CEPAL Director Scott Himelstein
Photos by Nick Abadilla
U-T San Diego article:
DeMaio, Filner Oppose Broad Education Powers