In the News

School of Ed profs brief Capitol Hill on education reform
September 29, 2011
Linda Darling-Hammond and Edward H. Haertel speak to the Stanford Daily about how teacher performance should be evaluated.
The global search for education: More focus on change
August 16, 2011
An interview in the Huffington Post with Linda Darling-Hammond on poverty and education.  
Brown nominates Darling-Hammond to California Teacher Commission
August 4, 2011
This story in the Silicon Valley Education Foundation blog TOP-Ed, reports on the appointment of Linda Darling-Hammond by Gov. Brown to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Christie and national expert duel over school reform
July 26, 2011
This story in NJ Spotlight compares speeches by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and SCOPE's Linda Darling-Hammond delivered at the Iowa Education Summit July 25.
America's best high schools
June 19, 2011
Wendy Kopp, Tom Vander Ark, and Linda Darling-Hammond advised on measures to identify a school’s success turning out college-ready (and life-ready) students.
Evaluating teacher performance should be a national initiative, report finds
October 20, 2010
This story from Diverse Issues in Higher Education discusses a report by Linda Darling-Hammond on effective way to measure and improve teacher quality.
Small schools still in flux
July 1, 2010
Linda Darling-Hammond is quoted in this article from the Philadephia Inquirer on the small school movement in Philadelphia.
Darling-Hammond named among top ten most influential in past decade
May 26, 2010
Darling-Hammond has been identified as one of the 10 most influential people in the field of education over the last decade by the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center.
Expanding the school reform horizon: LEADS program inspires school restructuring at the district level
April 1, 2010
This article from the Stanford Educator highlights the work LEADS is doing to implement school reform at the district level.
Experts lay out vision for future assessments
February 23, 2010
This Education Week article reports on a briefing co-sponsored by SCOPE, NGA, and CCSSO on student performance assessment.