Publications Archive

The publications archive provides a chronological view of all of the publications in the SCOPE database. Find a specific type of publication or the works of a single author using the search box to the left.

Maximizing the Use of New State Professional Learning Investments to Support Student, Educator, and School System Growth
January 21, 2016
The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) and the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) introduce two documents to help California schools best utilize professional learning money to support learning around the newly adopted state academic standards.
Community Schools as an Effective Strategy for Reform
January 8, 2016
Research literature finds that community school models offering various agreed-upon features provide an excellent social return on investment and significant promise for providing opportunities for learning and promoting well-being in students and communities.
Growing a Waldorf-Inspired Approach in a Public School District
December 7, 2015
Alice Birney Waldorf-Inspired School, a public K-8 school of choice within the Sacramento City Unified School District, provides a powerful example of
Mapping the Development of Conditions for Collaborative Learning in School Communities of Practice
December 2, 2015
A guide to continuous instructional improvement.
November 12, 2015
Article from October, 2015, California Educator
Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning
October 1, 2015
This report calls for fundamental changes in curriculum, assessment, and policy to ensure equity among students regardless of socioeconomic status.
Whose Choice? Student Experiences and Outcomes in the New Orleans School Marketplace
September 30, 2015
Adamson, Cook-Harvey, and Darling-Hammond examine the experiences of students and families managing their way through a portfolio of charter schools in New Orleans.
Male Teachers of Color Take a Lesson from Each Other
September 29, 2015
In Phi Deta Kappan, Travis J. Bristol writes about a social-emotional support network for male teachers of color.
Centered on Results: Assessing the Impact of Student-Centered Learning
April 28, 2015
A series of studies by Nellie Mae examine how to ensure that all students get an opportunity to reach college and career readiness.
Social Emotional Learning in High School: How Three Urban High Schools Engage, Educate, and Empower Youth — Full Series
April 1, 2015
A series of reports describe social emotional learning practices at three socioeconomically and racially diverse urban high schools.