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March 07, 2018

Rediscovering School Quality Reviews

Resurrecting an old idea about assessing school quality could allow schools to examine a broad range of data on performance and practices and lead to improvement.

February 21, 2018

Working to Broaden the Definition of Success

A charter school network seeks to transform education by encouraging development of a broad set of competencies, not just those measured in accountability systems.

May 15, 2017

How Can California's New School Finance System Foster Deeper Learning?

California's school-finance reform offers flexibility and autonomy for local districts and holds them accountable for providing meaningful learning experiences.

April 18, 2017

With ESSA, States Lead for Deeper Learning

With the Every Student Succeeds Act, states are shifting from accountability systems that label schools using a single indicator to multiple-measure systems aimed at continuous improvement.

June 15, 2016

Teacher and School Capacity for Meaningful Learning: Opportunities Under ESSA

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) offers opportunities for states, districts, and schools to strengthen teacher and school capacity to improve student learning.

May 25, 2016

Engaging Stakeholders to Define School Quality Under ESSA

What unites states is the need and desire to engage with local stakeholders to build a new definition of school quality for the ESSA era.

May 23, 2016

'Uberizing' Assessment: Why the Trust Economy Could Provide a Model for Schooling

In this blog, Jenny Poon explains how Uber and Airbnb could provide a model for a future of locally driven assessments.

March 29, 2016

School Accountability Systems Need Meaningful College and Career Readiness Indicators

Measures such as grades, coursework, and authentic performances can provide a better picture of students' opportunities for deeper learning, according to Soung Bae of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE).

March 07, 2016

How State Accountability Systems Affect Student Learning

With the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states now have the opportunity to explore and implement design elements into their accountability systems that support deeper learning.

October 15, 2015

Beyond Test Scores: Rethinking Accountability

States are working to replace NCLB-style accountability systems by measuring school performance through multiple indicators.

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