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Publications

E.g., 2018-12
Books

Global Education Reform

Frank Adamson, Björn Åstrand, and Linda Darling-Hammond (Editors)

This book documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive approaches countries around the world have taken to structuring their education systems.

 

Reports & Report Series

Redesigning School Accountability and Support: Progress in Pioneering States

Channa M. Cook-Harvey, Elizabeth Leisy Stosich

Cook-Harvey and Stosich document the progress made by the 51st State Working Group in transforming accountability systems.

 

Reports & Report Series

Maximizing the Use of New State Professional Learning Investments to Support Student, Educator, and School System Growth

Joseph Bishop, Linda Darling-Hammond, Ann Jaquith

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.

Reports & Report Series

Community Schools as an Effective Strategy for Reform

Julia Daniel , Jon David Snyder

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.

Reports & Report Series

Growing a Waldorf-Inspired Approach in a Public School District

Diane Friedlaender, Kyle Beckham, Xinhua Zheng, and Linda Darling-Hammond

This report details specific practices and student outcomes of a Waldorf-inspired approach at a public K-8 school of choice in Sacramento.

 

Reports & Report Series

Mapping the Development of Conditions for Collaborative Learning in School Communities of Practice

Ann Jaquith , Sandy Dean, Jon Snyder, Silver White

This guide depicts collaborative learning in schools and is designed to be a resource to help educators strengthen the quality of collaboration.

 

Tools & Infographics

Mapping the Development of Conditions for Collaborative Learning in School Communities of Practice

Ann Jaquith, Sandy Dean, Jon Snyder, Silver White

Developing and leading collaborative communities of practice within schools, where learning genuinely occurs, can be difficult and uncertain work. This tool provides offers a map and guidelines to guide school teams in this challenging work as they forge, grow and sustain the conditions that can support continuous learning for instructional improvement.

Reports & Report Series

Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning

Pedro Noguera, Linda Darling-Hammond, Diane Friedlaender

This report calls for fundamental changes in curriculum, assessment, and policy to ensure equity among students regardless of socioeconomic status.

 

Reports & Report Series

Whose Choice? Student Experiences and Outcomes in the New Orleans School Marketplace

Frank Adamson, Channa Cook-Harvey, Linda Darling-Hammond

Adamson, Cook-Harvey, and Darling-Hammond examine the experiences of students and families managing their way through a portfolio of charter schools in New Orleans.

 

Articles & Chapters

Male Teachers of Color Take a Lesson from Each Other

Travis J. Bristol

In Phi Deta Kappan, Travis J. Bristol writes about a social-emotional support network for male teachers of color.

 

Reports & Report Series

Centered on Results: Assessing the Impact of Student-Centered Learning

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

A series of studies by Nellie Mae examine how to ensure that all students get an opportunity to reach college and career readiness.

 

Reports & Report Series

Social Emotional Learning in High School: How Three Urban High Schools Engage, Educate, and Empower Youth — Full Series

MarYam G. Hamedani, Linda Darling-Hammond, Xinhua Zheng, Brandy P. Quinn, Jacqueline Ancess, Elisabeth Barnett, Jennifer Kim, and Bethany Rogers

A series of reports describe social emotional learning practices at three socioeconomically and racially diverse urban high schools.

 

Reports & Report Series

Social Emotional Learning in High School: How Three Urban High Schools Engage, Educate, and Empower Youth — Case Studies

Three case studies describe how highly effective schools design, implement, and practice school-wide social emotional learning.

 

Briefs

Social Emotional Learning in High School: How Three Urban High Schools Engage, Educate, and Empower Youth — Brief

MarYam G. Hamedani, Linda Darling-Hammond

This brief report highlights findings from SCOPE's study on effective social emotional learning practices at three urban high schools.

Reports & Report Series

Accountability and the Federal Role: A Third Way on ESEA

Linda Darling-Hammond, Paul Hill

Amid a highly polarized debate on reauthorizing NCLB, two different school reform "camps" have found common ground on addressing Federal educational accountability policy.

Articles & Chapters

Can Value Added Add Value to Teacher Evaluation?

Linda Darling-Hammond

Linda Darling-Hammond debates the benefits and difficulties of using value-added methods to evaluate educators and schools. 

 

Articles & Chapters

Differentiating PD for Male Teachers of Color

Travis J. Bristol

This article by Travis Bristol describes a professional development approach for male teachers of color.

Reports & Report Series

New Paradigm for Educational Accountability Series

Linda Darling-Hammond, John D. Snyder, Gustavo Fischman

This series on accountability features articles, commentaries, and videos by leading thinkers in business, policy, civil rights, schools, and academia.

 

Briefs

The Graduate Profile: A District Strategy for the Coherent Alignment of Student Outcomes

Elle Rustique

Elle Rustique describes how a graduate profile can help a Linked Learning district achieve coherence between school practices, district goals, state policies, and national standards.

 

Pages