The Alliance for Excellent Education and SCOPE teamed up to look at ways other nations have enhanced teacher effectiveness and to see if the lessons learned could be applied in the U.S. context, producing a report and a webinar on their findings.
This project examines large-scale performance assessment in the United States and abroad, including technical advances, feasibility issues, and policy implications.
This comprehensive project on teacher professional development identifies policies and practices states are using to effectively prepare and support teachers.
This study of OUSD's New Small Schools Initiative assesses how the new schools are performing, what factors influence their achievement, and recommends policy strategies that build on current successes.
This project documents how the success of some California schools in closing the achievement gap can inform state policy.
This project supported multiple research efforts identifying and supporting equitable schools and examining teacher effectiveness and desegregation.
This project examines how high achieving nations around the world have steeply improved student achievement and equity and to identify how those approaches can be replicated in the United States.
Prudence Carter and Kevin Welner brought together a team of experts to examine the causes of and remedies to the inequality of learning opportunities in America's schools.