This summary report, produced by the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning at WestEd, reviews research that examines and analyzes California's teaching profession.
Final Report on the Evaluation of the National Science Foundation's Instructional Materials Development Program
"[G]aps between program and project intention and actuality appeared at every transition point -- as the materials moved from development to publication, from publication to marketing, from marketing to adoption, and from adoption to implementation." —from the Final Report
Beyond Description of the Problems: Directions for Research on Diversity and Equity Issues in K-12 Mathematics and Science Education
"[N]othing is more important to science and mathematics education than addressing diversity and equity issues." —from the 2000 NISE Forum Report
In the spring of 1998, the California Department of Education (CDE) awarded a contract to WestEd, in collaboration with the RAND Corporation and Management Analysis and Planning, Inc. (MAP), to study mathematics instruction in California. The study was designed to examine the instructional...
This publication synthesizes information from several authoritative sources in order to foster better educational practice and accountability for the success of English language learners.
The evaluation was designed to examine the state’s Standards-Based Accountability System and its relationship with local accountability efforts and initiatives. In particular, the evaluation focused on the status and impact of local accountability systems, content standards, assessment...