Amid a highly polarized debate on reauthorizing NCLB, two different school reform "camps" have found common ground on addressing Federal educational accountability policy.
This series on accountability features articles, commentaries, and videos by leading thinkers in business, policy, civil rights, schools, and academia.
Jaquith and Johnston show how district and school leaders can help Linked Learning teachers better understand career-relevant knowledge and skills.
Jaquith and Johnston offer strategies for Linked Learning pathway instructors to integrate core academic and career technical subjects to truly prepare students for college and career
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.
A report from Darling-Hammond and Plank examines key elements of the education accountability system now being enacted by the state.
Parsi and Darling-Hammond look at how states are changing strategies to better target 21st-century learning skills.
Burns and Darling-Hammond look at how the latest results of the international teacher survey can inform U.S. policy on teaching quality.
Bae and Darling-Hammond describe indicators of college and career readiness that California districts can look to as they develop accountability plans.
How Money Makes a Difference: The Effects of School Finance Reforms on Outcomes for Low Income Students
This brief summarizes a full report on the effects of school-finance reform and student outcomes by Jackson, Johnson, and Persico.
Darling-Hammond, Wilhoit, and Pittenger propose a comprehensive and balanced system of accountability for college and career readiness in this report.
Darling-Hammond's report shows systematic government investments in high-need schools along with capacity-building that improves the knowledge and skills of educators and the quality of curriculum opportunities are more effective ways of improving overall learning and reducing the achievement gap.
Darling-Hammond, Zielezinski, & Goldman find that technology can produce significant gains in achievement and engagement, particularly among at-risk students.
This book, edited by Linda Darling-Hammond and Frank Adamson, synthesizes the latest findings on the costs, benefits, and feasibility of performance assessment.