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Webinar: Closing Achievement Gaps and Advancing Equity in Common Core Implementation

Help ensure all students are provided opportunities presented by the Common Core. Webinar, Tuesday, January 20.

Event Schools and districts Standards Webinar

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Child Care Nutrition Physical Activity Forum: Register Today!

Participants will learn ways to help children develop healthy eating habits and physical activity.

Early childhood Professional development

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Top WestEd Resources: English Learners & Literacy Rank High

English learner academic achievement and literacy rank among the most popular topics in WestEd's top 10 bestsellers and free resources.


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Center for IDEA Fiscal Reporting: New Website!

The Center for IDEA Fiscal Reporting is helping states improve their capacity to report special education fiscal data.

Special education

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Formative Assessment in the Classroom, the Curriculum, and the Culture of Schools

Formative assessment is the focus of this upcoming workshop in which WestEd STEM staff will present.

Event Standards STEM

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Spanish Language Experiencing Cultural Renaissance Among Hispanics

The growing interest in dual language schools has contributed to a "linguistic recuperation for Hispanic families."—Robert Linquanti

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Students With Emotional Disturbance at Greatest Risk of Dropping Out

Study results could help educators ensure students with disabilities earn a high school diploma.

Special education

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K-8 Next Generation Science Standards: Building Local Education Agency Capacity

A group of California school districts is getting a jump-start on implementing the Next Generation Science Standards.

Professional development Standards STEM

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Reading Apprenticeship—Writing Connections: Informational Webinars

Register for an informational webinar about the Reading Apprenticeship: Writing Connections program.

Event Literacy Webinar

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Recommendations for Educating California's English Learners

In California, 40 percent of K–12 students are classified as language minorities — students for whom English is not a first language. While this statistic is higher than for many other states, English learners are the fastest growing student sub-population throughout the United States. How our schools effectively educate these students is a large and […]

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