SCOPE is providing technical assistance to the San Juan Unified School District, as well as specific ongoing professional development for a cadre of district staff as the district expands its second language education work.
SCOPE is working with the John O'Connell High School staff in the San Francisco Unified School District to provide professional development to support the school's learning academies.
Funded by the Open Society Foundation, the main project goal was to work with community-based organizations and their constituents to create a research-based tool to motivate and inform discussion
This project examines large-scale performance assessment in the United States and abroad, including technical advances, feasibility issues, and policy implications.
SCOPE is working with Knox County Schools' Fulton High School in Tennessee to develop four small learning community academies through a federal grant. The high school is strengthening project-based learning within academy teams.
This project investigates educational policies in Botswana and South Africa by measuring student achievement in 112 schools on either side of the countries' border.
This project supported multiple research efforts identifying and supporting equitable schools and examining teacher effectiveness and desegregation.
LEADS applied cutting-edge knowledge from scholars and practitioners in education, business, and design to the complex challenges confronting urban school systems. It served six districts around the country.
Frank Adamson and Linda Darling-Hammond examine how and why well-qualified teachers are inequitably distributed to students in the United States.