In the News

High standards for all
December 13, 2007
  This SF Chronicle article cites High Schools for Equity study as an example of what it takes to provide a high quality education to students of color. 
Racial gap confronted: Educators analyze how to aid black and Latino students
November 14, 2007
This piece on the racial gap cites Darling-Hammond's presentation of "High Schools for Equity" study.
Hillsdale High snags federal funding prize
October 16, 2007
Hillsdale High School receives a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to facilitate its redesign process.
 Performance test for new California teachers approved
October 15, 2007
This article cites Linda Darling-Hammond on the approval of the Performance Assessment for California Teachers, or PACT.
Schools risk failing federal standards
October 10, 2007
Linda Darling-Hammond says people should urge politicians to reform No Child Left Behind.
Why teach for America?
September 30, 2007
Darling-Hammond cited in New York Times article on Teach for America.
Getting serious about preparation
September 11, 2007
This Education Week article looks at a study by SELI researchers that underscores the importance of principal preparation.   
More schools are ditching final exams
May 29, 2007
Linda Darling-Hammond comments on trend towards performance-based assessments.   
Study sheds light on qualities of best training for principals
May 2, 2007
  This Education Week article looks at the report "Preparing School Leaders for a Changing World."
Student success linked to certification
April 20, 2005
Study led by Darling-Hammond shows that elementary students performed better when taught by certified teachers rather than by instructors lacking formal preparation.