What are the equity impacts of investment in education as a public good? Of privatization approaches? To advance the discussion of this important question, SCOPE presents this independently produced documentary.

SCOPE Brown Bag on November 29

The Power of the Heritage Language in Identity Formation and Engagement: Current Challenges and Opportunities by Professor Guadalupe Valdes

In this presentation, Professor Valdes will examine the challenges facing immigrant-receiving countries in providing formal language instruction to both newly arrived and establis
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How to Create Conditions for Learning

What does it take to create the conditions required to provide high-quality instruction every day to every student in our nation’s classrooms?

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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When Teachers Need to Learn Deeply
Ann Jaquith describes one district's effort to provide educators with sustained opportunities for learning.
How Can California's New School Finance System Foster Deeper Learning
What paved the way for the LCFF and LCAP policies to take root in California? Soung Bae elaborates in this Learning Deeply post.
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.