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OECD TEST FOR SCHOOLS

OECD Case Study Examines How Three School Systems are Improving Student Achievement

This case study provides superintendents, principals, and teachers with information on how three school systems have used an assessment developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)—the OECD Test for Schools—to monitor students’ academic outcomes and inform shifts in policy and teacher practice to meet students’ learning needs.

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Mark Shriver

Kennedy Scion to Deliver Commencement Address

Mark Shriver, president of Save the Children Action Network and son of the late Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Sargent Shriver, will deliver the commencement address for the Johns Hopkins School of Education on Tuesday, May 23, at 9 a.m. in Royal Farms Arena.

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Annette C. Anderson, PhD

As School Leaders Get Younger and More Diverse, SOE Program Adapts

Annette Anderson, assistant dean for community schools, knows that successful schools need successful school leaders. As a former principal of a public school, she directs the School of Education’s Administration and Supervision program. In this interview, she discusses the school leaders program and how that role has changed.

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Call for Applications for Catalyst and Discovery Awards

For the last two years, the Catalyst and Discovery Awards have showcased the innovative and collaborative spirit of the Johns Hopkins faculty. We continue to support that spirit through this third call for applications from early-career faculty and new cross-divisional teams.

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Charter School Debate Panel

Fairness of Charter Schools Debated at Forum

Last October, the Board of Directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s oldest civil rights organizations, called for a moratorium on the expansion of charter schools.

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Interim Dean Reflects on Period of Transition

Interregnums—periods of transition between leadership—have been a staple of governance throughout history. We inhabit one now on the national stage with the transition to a new administration in the White House on January 20.

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EdD Professor Contributes to Book on Accreditation

Karen Karp, a visiting professor in the EdD program at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, has contributed two chapters to the book Teacher Quality and Teacher Education Quality: Accreditation from a Global Perspective.

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