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Publications

E.g., 2018-12
Briefs

The District Office as a Site for Work-Based Learning

Ann Jaquith and Jamie Johnston

Jaquith and Johnston show how district and school leaders can help Linked Learning teachers better understand career-relevant knowledge and skills.

 

Briefs

Valuing Career and Technical Education

Ann Jaquith and Jamie Johnston

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

 

Briefs

A District Linked Learning Principal Network Grows Leadership Capacity

Ann Jaquith and Jamie Johnston

Jaquith and Johnston identify five lessons for district leaders to support learning among Linked Learning principals.

 

Reports & Report Series

Supporting Continuous Improvement in California’s Education System

Linda Darling-Hammond, David N. Plank

A report from Darling-Hammond and Plank examines key elements of the education accountability system now being enacted by the state.

 

Briefs

Performance Assessments: How State Policy Can Advance Assessments for 21st Century Learning

Linda Darling-Hammond, Ace Parsi

Parsi and Darling-Hammond look at how states are changing strategies to better target 21st-century learning skills.

 

Articles & Chapters

Site-Based Leadership for Improving Instruction

Ann Jaquith

Ann Jaquith describes how leaders can develop instructional capacity to improve teaching and learning

 

Reports & Report Series

Teaching Around the World: What Can TALIS Tell Us?

Linda Darling-Hammond, Dion Burns

Burns and Darling-Hammond look at how the latest results of the international teacher survey can inform U.S. policy on teaching quality.

 

Reports & Report Series

Recognizing College and Career Readiness in the California School Accountability System

Soung Bae, Linda Darling-Hammond

Bae and Darling-Hammond describe indicators of college and career readiness that California districts can look to as they develop accountability plans.

 

Briefs

How Money Makes a Difference: The Effects of School Finance Reforms on Outcomes for Low Income Students

C. Kirabo Jackson, Rucker Johnson, Claudia Persico

This brief summarizes a full report on the effects of school-finance reform and student outcomes by Jackson, Johnson, and Persico.

Reports & Report Series

Accountability for College and Career Readiness: Developing a New Paradigm

Linda Darling-Hammond, Gene Wilhoit, Linda Pittenger

Darling-Hammond, Wilhoit, and Pittenger propose a comprehensive and balanced system of accountability for college and career readiness in this report.

Reports & Report Series

What Can PISA Tell Us about U.S. Education Policy?

Linda Darling-Hammond

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.

 

Reports & Report Series

Using Technology to Support At-Risk Students’ Learning

Linda Darling-Hammond, Molly B. Zielezinski, Shelley Goldman

Darling-Hammond, Zielezinski, & Goldman find that technology can produce significant gains in achievement and engagement, particularly among at-risk students. 

 

Books

Beyond the Bubble Test: How Performance Assessments Support 21st Century Learning

Linda Darling-Hammond, Frank Adamson

This book, edited by Linda Darling-Hammond and Frank Adamson, synthesizes the latest findings on the costs, benefits, and feasibility of performance assessment.

Tools & Infographics

Student Centered Learning

Diane Friedlaender, Channa Mae Cook-Harvey

Enriching student-centered practices in your school: an interactive tool for teachers and school leaders. Click on the petals and the center of the flower for more information and videos.

How to use this tool

Student-Centered Schools Study

Reports & Report Series

Student-Centered Schools: Closing the Opportunity Gap

Diane Friedlaender et al. examine the outcomes of student-centered learning with a cross-case analysis of four schools, a technical report, a research and policy brief, and interactive educator's tool.

 

Books

Handbook of Professional Development in Education

This book, featuring SCOPE associate director Ann Jaquith and SCOPE senior scholar Ann Lieberman, describes effective practices in teacher professional development.

Articles & Chapters

One Piece of the Whole: Teacher Evaluation as Part of a Comprehensive System for Teaching and Learning

Linda Darling-Hammond

This Linda Darling-Hammond article originally appeared in American Educator and describes the need for coherent systems of teacher development and evaluation.

 

Articles & Chapters

Assessments for Deeper Learning: What's Next and What Will They Cost

Linda Darling-Hammond

Linda Darling-Hammond looks at where we are in the development of a new generation of assessments, and how much they are likely to cost.

 
Reports & Report Series

Closing the Social-Class Achievement Gap

Nicole M. Stephens, MarYam G. Hamedani, Mesmin Destin

Stephens, Hamedani, and Destin found that a difference-education intervention improves the college transition for all students on numerous psychosocial outcomes.

 

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Reports & Report Series

Developing a Performance Assessment System From the Ground Up: Lessons Learned From Three Linked Learning Pathways

Ann Jaquith, Daisy Martin, Jamie Johnston

Jaquith et al. developed this guide for teachers, principals, and administrators from the Linked Learning field for developing a performance assessment system.

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