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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Teacher Learning and LEADERSHIP

A unique partnership between a government education agency and a teachers’ union has positive outcomes for education reform.
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The National Board Certification Process as aN Improvement Strategy

How the National Board certification process can be used as a school improvement strategy and support enriched teaching.

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.
Brown Bag—Self-Regulation in Children and their Caregivers
December 13, 2016
Jelena Obradovic will discuss resarch on adversity in childhood and how it influences children's adaptation across various domains of functioning.
School Transformation Study Visits: Hillsdale High School
February 13, 2017 - February 14, 2017
Sign up for our 2016/17 school transformation study visit to a highly successful high school of smaller learning communities in San Mateo.

News

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.
Engaging Students in Deeper Learning Requires Engaging Assessments
Soung Bae and Kari Kokka provide recommendations on ways to increase student engagement in performance-based assessments. 
Response: Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy 'Increases Student Engagement & Learning'
What does culturally sustaining pedagogy look like in the classroom? Linda Bauld, director of the National Board Resource Center, responds.