Schools, Districts, & State Education Systems

To Address Chronic Absenteeism, Dig into the Data

R&D Alert Chronic Absenteeism

With increased attention to attendance issues, partly spurred by ESSA, many districts are using data to better understand and identify ways to reduce absenteeism. Read our latest R&D Alert...Read More

Developing Home and School Partnerships Focused on Student Learning and Achievement

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WestEd's family engagement services will help you transform the way families participate in the education of their children.Read More

WestEd's Deb Sigman Receives the CERA 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

Deb Sigman

WestEd’s Deb Sigman is the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Educational Research Association (CERA). The award honors her more than 40 years of leadership and...Read More

How Protocols Empower Teacher Leaders to Lead and Teachers to Teach

CFTL CenterView

This issue of CenterView describes three protocols designed to help teachers communicate in a focused way that can often lead to changes in instructional practice.Read More

How Successful School Improvement Plans Prioritize Culture and Climate

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In this archived webinar, participants learn how to implement policies and practices that improve school climate and engage all stakeholders. Read More

WestEd Wins New Federal Grant to Lead the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety

WestEd is recipient of a U.S. Department of Education grant to lead the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety.  The RAND Corporation, Council of Chief State School...Read More

Data-Driven School Improvement with WestEd's Four Domains CALL System

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Learn about WestEd’s new Four Domains CALL System, an online tool that is designed to identify a school or district’s unique leadership opportunities and challenges. Tuesday, November 6th, 11am....Read More

Meagan O'Malley, Staci Wendt, and Christina Pate Publish in Educational Administration Quarterly

Published Articles by WestEd

WestEd's Meagan O'Malley, Staci Wendt, and Christina Pate published an article entitled "A View from the Top: Superintendents' Perceptions of Mental Health Supports in Rural School Districts" in...Read More

Carlas McCauley Joins New Peer Review Network for Check State Plans: Promise to Practice

Carlas McCauley

Carlas McCauley, Director of the Center on School Turnaround, is joining a new nationwide peer review network as part of the new Check State Plans: Promise to Practice campaign. Read More

Mayors and the High School Graduation Imperative

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Arizona mayors, educators, and celebrities traveled from door to door, inviting disconnected youth back to school with great results. Read More