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Accountability and the Federal Role: A Third Way on ESEA

Amid a highly polarized debate on reauthorizing NCLB, two different school reform "camps" have found common ground on addressing Federal educational accountability policy.
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SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN HIGH SCHOOL: HOW THREE URBAN HIGH SCHOOLS ENGAGE, EDUCATE, AND EMPOWER YOUTH

A series of reports describe social emotional learning practices at three socioeconomically and racially diverse urban high schools.
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Accountability for College and Career Readiness: Developing a New Paradigm

Darling-Hammond, Wilhoit, and Pittenger propose a comprehensive and balanced system of accountability for college and career readiness in this report.

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3 Top-Down Approaches to Improving Teacher Capacity
In an EdWeek post, Elizabeth Leisy Stosich explains how three research-based principles can guide state and local efforts to grow educator capacity.
Recruiting and Retaining Educators of Color
This Albert Shanker Institute post describes policy recommendations for promoting a racially and ethnically diverse teaching force.
Teachable Moments and Academic Rigor: A Mini-Unit
In Edutopia, Travis J. Bristol and Claude Goldenberg outline a four-day mini-unit on violence between law enforcement and citizens in Ferguson.

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The Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) fosters research, policy, and practice to advance high-quality, equitable education systems in the United States and internationally.

SCOPE is an affiliate of the Stanford Graduate School of Education and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, and sponsors the work of the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity.

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