Jennifer Medeiros

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 Kori Hamilton Biagas to discuss scaling innovations that disrupt inequity and create system-level change.

Changing Graduation Requirements for a Changing World

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

What do high school graduates need to know and be able to do to be prepared for college and career? This is the fundamental question that state policy makers confront when determining minimum high school graduation requirements or assessing whether these requirements need to change to meet the needs of a rapidly evolving economy.

It’s a New Phase for the National Network

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

One objective within our Equitable Pathways to College and Career team is to highlight projects and initiatives that weave equity-driven practices into the fabric of our work. One such initiative is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF)—NSF’s Eddie Bernice Johnson INCLUDES Initiative (NSF INCLUDES).

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.

Rethinking How We Measure Student Progress to High School Graduation

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

Finishing more years of high school, and especially earning a diploma, is associated with a decreased risk of premature death, increased prospects for employment, and a higher lifelong earning potential.

Learning to Support Equitable School Transformation

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

As foundations grapple with how to advance equity, many are seeking to reimagine learning and evaluation in their grantmaking.

Supporting a Rural, First-Generation College Improvement Network

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

When a group of West Virginia educators set a goal of doubling the number of STEM college graduates statewide in a decade, they faced long odds.