Schools, Districts, & State Education Systems

REL West Spotlight: The Arizona Partnership for Education and Career Success

Mary Rauner

REL West's Mary Rauner discusses this important initiative. Read More

Data Usability Options for Assessing Eligibility for Higher Education in California

Examination of Data Usability Options for Assessing Eligibility for Higher Education in California

Can federal reporting data be used to determine California students' college eligibility?Read More

New Research Brief Examines School Police and School Safety

hat Do We Know About the Effects of School-Based Law Enforcement on School Safety?

Does having a police presence make schools safer for students, teachers, and staff? Read More

New REL West Report Looks at Characteristics of Rural and Non-Rural Districts in Utah

Characteristics of Rural and Non-Rural Districts in Utah from 2012 to 2017

Designed for education stakeholders, the report can be used to inform policy decisions. Read More

Supports for Students with Disabilities in the Math in Common Districts

Supports for Students with Disabilities in the Math in Common Districts

Students with disabilities are falling behind as districts work to implement new math standards. Read More

Developing Principals' Instructional Leadership for Successful Math Standards Implementation

Developing Principals' Instructional Leadership: Systems of Support in Two Math in Common Districts

Learn how districts support principals to bring math to the forefront of their work. Read More

Supporting Equitable Access to Charter Schools: Research and Recommendations

Working Together to Support Equitable Access to Charter Schools: Research and Recommendations

Learn strategies for supporting charter school access for all students.Read More

Identify and Support English Learners Students with Learning Disabilities

Resources and Strategies for Identifying and Supporting English Learners with Learning Disabilities

Inconsistent identification of EL students with learning disabilities can hamper their academic achievement. Read More

Continuous Improvement: What It Is, What It Entails, and How To Do It

Continuous Improvement: What It Is, What It Entails, and How To Do It

Identifies the characteristics of organizations engaged in continuous improvement.Read More

Transforming Science Education with Simulation-Based Formative Assessment

Two female middle school students on computers

Research points to the potential of simulation-based assessment to improve science education. Read More