WRITE English Learner Study
Do students learn more in classes taught by teachers using the WRITE Institute's Tier 2 writing program? This WestEd study aims to find out.
Comparing Achievement Trends in Reading and Math Across Arizona Public School Student Subgroups
What percentage of Arizona public school students is proficient in reading and math? How does the percentage differ by student subgroup and school level? And what are the results when only charter schools are examined? Find out in this research study.
The Relationship Between English Proficiency and Content Knowledge for English Language Learner Students in Grades 10 and 11 in Utah
This study explores English learners' performance on language proficiency and content assessments, and documents performance differences on particular strands of content between English learners and their non-English learner counterparts.
READi (Reading, Evidence, and Argumentation in Disciplinary Instruction)
READi will show what kind of student performances or products represent "reading for understanding," as defined by the project, in history, science, and English literature developmentally across grades 6-12.
An Examination of English Language Learner Student Mobility in Arizona Public Schools
This report analyzes the magnitude of student mobility among English language learners and non-English language learners across the state of Arizona.
Where Do English Language Learners Go to School? Student Distribution by Language Proficiency in Arizona
Read this study describing the distribution of English language learner students across Arizona schools and various school characteristics.
What Are We Doing to Middle School English Learners
This study by researchers from the Quality Teaching for English Learners project includes findings and recommendations for change.
Formative Assessment Policies, Programs, and Practices in the Southwest Region
Researchers examined policies and programs in five Southwest Region states, suggesting a range of strategies to support the development and use of formative assessments.
Integrating Reading Apprenticeship and Science Instruction in High School Biology
WestEd researchers are testing the effectiveness of Reading Apprenticeship teacher professional development with a focus on integrating reading instruction and science instruction.
Assessment Accommodations for English Language Learners
Read the research behind this Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West) study investigating the effects of assessment accommodations on standardized test scores and test score validity for English learners.
Effects of Understanding Science Professional Development on the Achievement of Middle School Students
REL West researchers are testing the effectiveness of WestEd's Understanding Science teacher professional development program.