The WestEd Justice and Prevention Research Center, in collaboration with Professor Ben Fisher of Florida State University, conducted a systematic review of research on the effects of school policing on safety, perceptions, and academic outcomes.
This REL West study of principal retention rates aims to help leaders in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah better understand principal retention patterns in their state and enable statewide leadership support initiatives to identify areas where support can be most effective.
Improving Coordination and Access to Comprehensive School-Based Mental Health Services in California
This report provides data to help leaders make informed decisions about how resources should be allocated and how technical assistance should be designed to effectively support mental health services for students.
Supporting California’s Children Through a Whole Child Approach: A Field Guide for Creating Integrated, School-Based Systems of Care
This report offers guidance for funding and implementing one effective, integrated, comprehensive, school-based child-serving systems of care in California.
Clark County School District Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) Spring 2022 Interim Evaluation Summary Report
This report adds additional findings to the evidence of promise study for Clark County School District’s (CCSD) 2017 Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) grant. WestEd collected data from CCSD to identify statistically significant or substantively important effects of the MSAP-funded...
Special Issues Brief: How Region 2 States Are Leveraging Innovative Strategies to Address Critical Shortages of Education Personnel
This brief provides an overview of the education workforce shortage trends both nationally and in Region 2 states (Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island). The brief also highlights examples of how Region 2 states are innovating to address these shortages and provides additional considerations for...