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Past Events

AEFP Conference Session—Redesigning State Policies for Accountability and Support in Four States
Thursday, March 16, 2017

A comparative case study of educational leaders in four states that have made early progress in redesigning accountability systems.

Brown Bag—Intersection of Language, Class, Ethnicity, and Policy: Towards Disrupting Inequality for English Language Learners
Friday, February 17, 2017

Dr. Jiménez-Castellanos will present on the multi-layered educational inequality encountered by low-income, Spanish-speaking students in AZ.

Brown Bag—Beyond the "English Learner" Label: Recognizing the Richness of Students' Multilingual Repertoires
Monday, February 13, 2017

Ramon Antonio Martinez researches intersections of language, race, and ideology in public schooling experiences.

Brown Bag—Evaluating and Improving the Design of Textual and Visual Components in National and International Assessments
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Guillermo Solano-Flores specializes in educational assessment and linguistic and cultural issues relevant to international test comparisons.

Brown Bag—Self-Regulation in Children and their Caregivers
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Jelena Obradovic discussed resarch on adversity in childhood and how it influences children's adaptation across various domains of functioning.

Monday, November 7, 2016

"Be the Change" tells the remarkable story of an innovative public high school launched by dedicated teachers in East Palo Alto, California.


Brown Bag—Performing Power
Monday, October 3, 2016

Students in K–12 classrooms are increasingly expected to make sense of mathematics problems together. This talk focused on student authority relations as a key interactional component of collaborative mathematics classrooms. How intellectual authority becomes constructed, organized, and distributed among students has implications for both the process of collaborative sense-making and the development of mathematics-linked identities.

Monday, October 3, 2016 to Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Affiliated scholars and leading members of the education community examine the latest research and pressing education issues.


Questioning Common Enrollment in Oakland Schools: Lessons from Around the U.S. and Abroad
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A panel of experts discussed the impact of common enrollment systems in cities across in the U.S. and abroad.

Brown Bag — Genetics and Educational Attainment: A Current Perspective
Friday, May 20, 2016

In the last SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar this academic year, Ben Domingue spoke on genetics and educational attainment.