This collaborative effort helped teachers and leaders in public, charter, and Catholic schools in the greater Boston area improve academic outcomes for English learners.
Learn how WestEd helped shape the development of a next-generation, comprehensive student assessment system, K–12, for the state of California.
Quality Teaching for English Learners provides elementary and secondary school educators nationwide with the tools they need to accelerate language development, academic literacy, and disciplinary knowledge of all students, particularly English learners.
This Institute of Education Sciences research initiative designed and tested an argument-based approach to disciplinary reading.
This WestEd project aims to improve secondary school teacher effectiveness and student learning by providing literacy-focused, research-based professional learning experiences to 2,000 teachers.
Reading Apprenticeship: Improving Academic Literacy and Social Emotional Learning for Middle, High School, and College Students
Reading Apprenticeship provides educators with a practitioner-tested and research-validated professional development approach that helps students develop the literacy competencies, subject area knowledge, and the learner dispositions they need—for school, college, career, and life.
Learn about a blended Reading Apprenticeship professional learning model that WestEd is creating and implementing to support teacher learning through the school year.
The Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West) at WestEd — serving Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah — is part of a national network of 10 RELs whose mission is to provide research, analytic support, and resources that increase the use of high‑quality data and evidence in education decision-making, and link research with practice.
The Regional Educational Laboratory West partners with regional, state, and district research alliances of diverse education stakeholders to address their specific education concerns. This work involves two interdependent goals: improving educational practice and using high-quality data and research evidence to inform that process.