Access and equity

Scaling for System-Level Change: A conversation with Suzanne Donovan and Vanessa Coleman

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

Suzanne Donovan, executive director of the Strategic Education Research Partnership (SERP) Institute, and Vanessa Coleman, co-director of SRI’s Center for Education Research & Innovation, recently sat down for a conversation with LEARN Network’s Kori Hamilton Biagas to discuss scaling innovations that disrupt inequity and create system-level change.

Scaling for System-Level Change: A Conversation with Suzanne Donovan and Vanessa Coleman Video

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

In this video from the Learn Network’s Stories of Scaling series, Suzanne Donovan, executive director of the Strategic Education Research Partnership (SERP) Institute, and Vanessa Coleman, co-director of SRI’s Center for Education Research & Innovation, sit down for a conversation with LEARN Network’s Kori Hamilton Biagas.

Lessons for Equitably Scaling Deeper Learning

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

Thinking critically, working collaboratively, communicating effectively, learning how to learn—these are the types of deeper learning competencies that students will need to master to be successful in the rapidly evolving future of work and citizenship.

Strategies for Bridging the Research-Practice Gap in Education

Authors : Kate Borelli

One of the central goals of the LEARN Network is to help educational products that already have a strong evidence base achieve scale. Despite strong evidence demonstrating their efficacy in improving learner outcomes, many educational products do not wind up in the hands of educators. A common misconception explaining this phenomenon is that education practitioners (superintendents, curriculum and instruction leaders, and principals) do not prioritize using research-based solutions.

New IES network seeks to scale solutions to learning loss

Authors : Patti Schank

The Leveraging Evidence to Accelerate Recovery Nationwide (LEARN) network, a new three-year grant funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and led by SRI International, constitutes one element of the federal strategy to address both long-standing student learning achievement gaps and those exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.