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Whose Choice? Student Experiences and Outcomes  in the New Orleans School Marketplace

Adamson, Cook-Harvey, and Darling-Hammond examine the experiences of students and families managing their way through a portfolio of charter schools in New Orleans.

Linda Darling-Hammond's new think tank taps Stanford alumni and faculty expertise

The Learning Policy Institute aims to be 'transpartisan,' seeking to advance education policies and practices founded in research.
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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.


Thinking Big About Learning
October 18, 2015
Linda Darling-Hammond and Travis J. Bristol will talk about SCOPE's cutting-edge work at a symposium marking Stanford's 125th year.


Cultivating a Garden to Improve Schools
Jon Snyder discusses the approach to educational improvement used by the Instructional Leadership Corps (ILC) Project.
What Can Districts Do to Recruit More Teachers of Color?
Travis J. Bristol and Terrenda White's three-part series in Education Week discusses how districts can recruit more teachers of color.
3 Top-Down Approaches to Improving Teacher Capacity
Elizabeth Leisy Stosich explains how three research-based principles can guide state and local efforts to grow educator capacity.

Our Mission

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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