Standards, Assessment & Accountability

New Resource Highlights Technology-Enhanced Assessments

Technology-Enhanced Innovative Assessment: Development, Modeling, and Scoring from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

Learn about innovative uses of technology in assessment development, modeling, and scoring. Read More

California Standards Implementation: What Educators Are Saying

California Standards Implementation: What Educators Are Saying

Read the findings from recent surveys of California teachers, plus lessons learned. Read More

Join WestEd at the 2017 California Educational Research Association 96th Annual Conference

Robert Linquanti

WestEd’s Robert Linquanti will deliver a keynote address. Read More

Three Trends Emerge After One School District Drastically Exceeds Predicted Math Scores

Three Structures in the Garden Grove Unified School District That Support Implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

New report examines what happened in California school district that led to positive student performance in math.Read More

Research on Alignment Efforts Between K-12 & Higher Education

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Learn how K-12, higher education systems collaborate for successful college- and career-readiness standards implementation.Read More

Research & Evaluation: Learn About Our Studies and More

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Our Research & Evaluation web section features studies, reports, news, and more. Explore today.Read More

Bocala Publishes Research Findings in Peer-Reviewed Journal

Published Articles

Journal article highlights research study on building coherence for instructional improvement through professional development.Read More

Top Research & Evaluation Reports for July

Top 10 Research and Evaluations reports

Analyzing Student-Level Disciplinary Data tops WestEd's research and evaluation reports. Read More

English Learner Students' Readiness for Academic Success: Research Report

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REL West report examines relationship between English language proficiency and test performance. Read More

Visit WestEd's Top Research & Evaluation Reports Page

Top 10 Research and Evaluations reports

Early childhood, STEM, and school climate are among the top research and evaluation reports. Read More