As head of the Board, Darling-Hammond will lead the governing and policy-making body of the California Department of Education.
On Wednesday, two Stanford professors and the founder of Khan Academy discussed educational inequality with President John Hennessy, who moderated the event.
Before jumping to conclusions and experimenting on schools with the highest-need students, we must proceed with caution, think carefully, and look at the available research. The scientific method – not the unproven theories of the private sector – provides the safest ground for the development of sustainable solutions to problems in public education.
At a Sept. 14 Capitol Hill briefing, School of Education professors Linda Darling-Hammond and Edward H. Haertel, among other leading education researchers, presented their findings on a central concern in federal and state policy — how teacher performance should be evaluated.
The Ravenswood City School District board voted 3-1 on Thursday to extend a Stanford-run school’s charter until 2012, when the school’s Stanford backers say they will look elsewhere for a “charter home” for the high school…