Research Blog

District Plans for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Implementation

Developing District Plans for NGSS Implementation: Preventing Detours and Finding Express Lanes on the Journey to Implement the New Science Standards

The resource provides a clear idea of what goes into a thorough NGSS implementation plan. Read More

WestEd's Neal Finkelstein on Using Research to Inform Policy and Practice

SREE Question and Answer Session

Finkelstein is Program Chair for the Society for Research of Educational Effectiveness Spring Conference. Read More

WestEd's Nanette Seago Publishes Findings in Peer-Reviewed Journal

Published Articles

The paper examines how a facilitator prepared to use and adapt video-based math professional development.Read More

Congressional Hearing Examines Federal Policies Affecting Education Research and Student Privacy

Neal Finkelstein

Researchers and policymakers will gather on Tuesday, January 30, in Washington, DC.Read More

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

Inserting Child-Initiated Play into an American Urban School District

Published Articles

WestEd's Julie Nicholson co-authors article published in American Journal of Play.Read More

Learning from Dynamic Visualization: New Resource

Learning from Dynamic Visualization: Innovations in Research and Application

WestEd's Jodi Davenport and Edys Quellmalz wrote a key chapter in this edited volume.Read More