Joseph Bishop discusses how to balance accountability with excellent teaching that prepares youth for 21st century employment in a blog post for Education Week.
Linda Darling-Hammond discusses the shortfalls of current student assessment practices and they way to create better, more meaningful standards.
Linda Darling-Hammond argues the path to great teaching lies in recruiting top talent, ensuring that teachers meet high standards for entry, and providing them with resources.
Diane Friedlaender and Linda Darling-Hammond discuss the benefits of student-centered practices for underserved youth in a blog post for Education Week.
Linda Darling-Hammond argues against a recent op-ed in The Sacramento Bee that said the Commission on Teacher Credentialing is lowering its standards.
As guest author for Shanker Blog, SCOPE's Travis Bristol provides recommendations for recruiting and retaining Black male teachers in Boston public schools.
Linda Darling-Hammond and Ted Dintersmith discuss affirmative action following a decision by the Court of Appeals to allow UT at Austin to continue using affirmative action.
Linda Darling-Hammond argues that performance assessments are needed to ensure our children will succeed in the knowledge-based society they are entering.
Thomas Showalter summarizes the conversation at the June 11, 2014, SCOPE conference, "Rethinking Accountability: Putting Students and Learning First."