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Publications

E.g., 2018-12
Reports & Report Series

For Each and Every Child: A Strategy for Education, Equity and Excellence

The Equity and Excellence Commission's report addresses the disparities in educational opportunities that give rise to the achievement gap, with a focus on funding, early childhood education, teacher supports, and poverty.

 

Reports & Report Series

Linked Learning in Sacramento: Organizing the District and Community for Sustainable Reform

Sara Rutherford-Quach, Erik Rice

This case study by Sara Rutherford-Quach and Erik Rice looks at how district leaders in Sacramento are implementing Linked Learning in their high schools.

Briefs

Developing and Sustaining a High-Quality Teacher Force

Linda Darling-Hammond

This brief by Linda Darling-Hammond describes the strategies used to develop and support high-quality teaching in three cities from different nations on three separate continents. 

 

Articles & Chapters

Funding Disparities and the Inequitable Distribution of Teachers: Evaluating Sources and Solutions

Frank Adamson, Linda Darling-Hammond

Adamson and Darling-Hammond examine the inequitable distribution of teachers by reviewing school funding, salaries, and teacher qualifications from California and New York.

Reports & Report Series

Promoting Quality Teaching: New Approaches to Compensation and Career Pathways

Accomplished California Teachers propose new systems for career pathways and teacher compensation.

 

Articles & Chapters

Evaluating and Supporting Effective Teaching: Developing a Systemic Approach

Linda Darling-Hammond

In this article in Pensamiento Educativo, Darling-Hammond argues for a comprehensive approach to creating a system for evaluating and supporting teachers.

 

Reports & Report Series

Developing and Assessing Beginning Teacher Effectiveness: The Potential of Performance Assessments

Linda Darling-Hammond, Stephen P. Newton, Ruth Chung Wei

In this quantitative study on the PACT assessment, Darling-Hammond, Newton, and Wei find that PACT scores are significant predictors of  teaching effectiveness.

 

Reports & Report Series

Building a Learning Community: A Tale of Two Schools

Dan Mindich, Ann Lieberman

In the fourth part of SCOPE-Learning Forward's Status of Professional Development series, Dan Mindich and Ann Lieberman examine ways to implement effective PLCs.

Reports & Report Series

Linked Learning in Pasadena: Creating a Collaborative Culture for Sustainable District Reform

Erik Rice, Sara Rutherford-Quach

This case study is one in a series giving an up-close look at how one California school district is implementing reform for equity and quality through the Linked Learning District Initiative.

Reports & Report Series

Creating a Comprehensive System for Evaluating and Supporting Effective Teaching

Linda Darling-Hammond

This report by Linda Darling-Hammond proposes effective research-based systems to address teacher evaluation and development.

Developing and Assessing Teaching Effectiveness

Linda Darling-Hammond

This PowerPoint summarizes a report by Linda Darling-Hammond on effective research-based systems to address teacher evaluation and development.

Books

Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Prudence Carter

In her new book, Prudence Carter looks to the U.S. and South Africa to examine why students of color are more successful at some schools than others.

"Prudence Carter's work is simultaneously scholarly and compassionate. It helps us see, in ... two benighted but globally important societies, how easily things break, but also how well, when structures are in place and when human agency takes flight, individuals and the groups to which they belong flourish and grow."

— Crain Soudien, Professor of Education, University of Cape Town

Reports & Report Series

Linked Learning in Porterville: Creating Capacity for Innovation and Change through Collaborative Leadership and Community Engagement

Elle Rustique, Sara Rutherford-Quach

This case study is one in a series giving an up-close look at how one California school district is implementing reform for equity and quality through the Linked Learning District Initiative.

Articles & Chapters

Education Canada -- Theme Issue 2011

This online magazine by CEA and SCOPE features Linda Darling-Hammond, Prudence Carter, Ben Levin, Carol Lee, Carol Campbell, and Penny Milton on what equity in education means--and what we can do to promote it.

 

Briefs

Addressing the Inequitable Distribution of Teachers: What It Will Take to Get Qualified, Effective Teachers in All Communities

Frank Adamson and Linda Darling-Hammond

Frank Adamson and Linda Darling-Hammond examine how and why well-qualified teachers are inequitably distributed to students in the United States.

 

Reports & Report Series

Take a Giant Step: A Blueprint for Teaching Young Children in a Digital Age

Brigid Barron, Gabrielle Cayton-Hodges, Laura Bofferding, Carol Copple, Linda Darling-Hammond, Michael Levine

Take a Giant Step details a multi-sector action plan to enhance teacher education and a higher quality, 21st-century approach to the learning and healthy development of children in preschool and the primary grades.

 

Books

Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?

Pasi Sahlberg

Pasi Sahlberg's Finnish Lessons is a first-hand, comprehensive account of how Finland built a world-class education system during the past three decades.

 

Articles & Chapters

Effective Teaching as a Civil Right: How Building Instructional Capacity Can Help Close the Achievement Gap

Linda Darling-Hammond

Darling-Hammond argues that better ways of evaluating teachers must be integrated with systems that develop teacher competence and motivate teaching highest-need students.

 

Briefs

Getting Teacher Evaluation Right: A Challenge for Policy Makers

Edward Haertel, Jesse Rothstein, Audrey Amrein-Beardsley, and Linda Darling-Hammond

This Capitol Hill brief addresses how teacher effectiveness might best be measured, which teacher evaluation policies and practices are effective, and which policies are likely to support sound teacher evaluation.

 

Iowa Summit Presentation: Supporting Effective Teaching

Linda Darling-Hammond

Darling-Hammond's address at the Iowa Education Summit in Des Moines focuses on issues of school restructuring, teacher quality, and educational equity.

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