Press Releases

New study describes how diverse high schools successfully implement social emotional learning
April 24, 2015
New study describes how diverse high schools successfully implement social emotional learning  
New agency could play critical role in improving California schools
January 20, 2015
A report from Linda Darling-Hammond and Plank examines key elements of the education accountability system now being enacted by the state.
New research offers guidance on how Californians can create relevant college- and career-ready classrooms for all students
December 2, 2014
A new report proposes effective approaches that policymakers and administrators can use to address ways that student accomplishments illustrating career readiness can be included in graduation standards and conveyed to prospective colleges and employers.
Innovative New Project by CTA, Stanford Enriches Instruction, Teacher and Student Learning on New Standards
December 1, 2014
CTA members, including National Board Certified teachers, are teaming up with Stanford University experts for a three-year project driven by a corps of veteran classroom leaders to enrich instruction and foster deeper student learning with the new academic standards.
New report shows technology can close achievement gaps and improve learning outcomes for at-risk students
September 10, 2014
A new report finds that technology can produce significant gains in student achievement and engagement, particularly among at-risk students. 
New research shows effectiveness of student-centered learning approaches in closing the opportunity gap
June 17, 2014
A cross-case analysis, a technical report, an educators' tool, and a research and policy brief offer evidence of the positive impact of student-centered learning.
New study gives Linked Learning practitioners practical tools for creating performance assessment systems
February 5, 2014
This new guide offers teachers, principals, and administrators tools and examples from the Linked Learning field for developing a performance assessment system.
Student-centered learning approaches are effective in closing the opportunity gap
January 28, 2014
Four new case studies look at California schools effectively using student-centered learning models.
Education leaders release criteria for high-quality assessment
June 19, 2013
A group of the nation’s leading education experts today released new criteria for high-quality student assessment that pave the way to deeper learning of 21st-century skills.
Education Writers Association's national seminar at Stanford draws record attendance
May 14, 2013
In early May, 409 education reporters, communicators, and public figures gathered in Stanford for the 66th annual seminar of the Education Writers Association.