Latest Blogs and Op-Eds

In Iowa, Supporting Deeper Learning for Educators by Leveraging Collective Capacity
Feb 16, 2017
Iowa's TLC System is intended to foster supportive working conditions for teachers by leveraging the expertise of accomplished teachers.
Refusing Vouchers to Protect Public Education
Feb 1, 2017
A national voucher scheme that would privatize education could lead to lower quality, inequitable, and re-segregated education.
Performance Assessment Resource Bank: Resources for Deeper Learning
Oct 26, 2016
A free online collection of high-quality performance tasks and resources that support the use of performance assessment for meaningful learning.
Engaging Students in Deeper Learning Requires Engaging Assessments
Aug 29, 2016
Soung Bae and Kari Kokka provide recommendations on ways to increase student engagement in performance-based assessments. 

News Headlines

December 13, 2016

New research-based evidence supports investment in public schools as a better alternative than the privatization of education.

October 24, 2016

The Performance Assessment Resource Bank (PARB) is a free online resource for K-12 teachers, administrators, and policy makers.

October 4, 2016

An article in The Atlantic highlights SCOPE's work on teacher time, comparing instructional hours in the U.S. and abroad.

May 31, 2016

Insight into the outcomes of Bank Street’s teacher preparation model for developing meaningful learning opportunities.