Performance Assessment Resource Bank

A free online collection of high-quality performance tasks and resources that support the use of performance assessment for meaningful learning.
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Global Education ReforM

This book documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive approaches countries around the world have taken to structuring their education systems.
Maximizing the Use of New State Professional Learning Investments to Support Student, Educator, and School System Growth cover
The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) and the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) introduce two documents to help California schools best utilize professional learning money to support learning around the newly adopted state academic standards.

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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Events

SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar Series 2016–17
October 3, 2016 - June 6, 2017
Affiliated scholars and leading members of the education community examine the latest research and pressing education issues.
SCOPE Presentations at the 2017 AERA Annual Meeting
April 27, 2017 - May 1, 2017
Learn more about SCOPE's involvement at this year's AERA Annual Meeting, which focuses on 'Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity.'
Brown Bag—How Standardized Tests Have Asked Students to Read Literature, 1900–Present
May 22, 2017
Sarah Levine will present on "a hundred years of tone and mood" at SCOPE's Brown Bag Semiar Series.

News

In Iowa, Supporting Deeper Learning for Educators by Leveraging Collective Capacity
Iowa's TLC System is intended to foster supportive working conditions for teachers by leveraging the expertise of accomplished teachers.
Refusing Vouchers to Protect Public Education
A national voucher scheme that would privatize education could lead to lower quality, inequitable, and re-segregated education.
Performance Assessment Resource Bank: Resources for Deeper Learning
A free online collection of high-quality performance tasks and resources that support the use of performance assessment for meaningful learning.