Guidance for educators, assessment developers, and policymakers on increasing student engagement in performance-based assessments.
How the National Board certification process can be used as a school improvement strategy and support enriched teaching.
Engaging students in meaningful applications of their knowledge is a key aspect of both addressing the standards and providing greater access. Not only do the standards emphasize the importance of meaningful engagement in real-world tasks, but evidence shows that engagement is strongly related to student performance on assessment tasks, especially for students who have been typically less advantaged in school settings.
Pathways to New Accountability Through the Every Student Succeeds Act
This report examines options available to states for redefining their accountability systems as they begin to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
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.
Research literature finds that community school models offering various agreed-upon features provide an excellent social return on investment and significant promise for providing opportunities for learning and promoting well-being in students and communities.