The findings of this study suggest that education stakeholders might consider incorporating supports for positive academic mindsets and behaviors to more effectively prepare students for the transition to middle school and supporting them through the transition.
School District Collaboration: Lessons From Districts Participating in California Education Partners’ California Language & Learning Initiative (CALLI)
The California Language & Learning Initiative (CALLI) provided resources and support to small- to medium-sized districts working to improve student outcomes and collaborate on improvement efforts. This brief draws from interviews with participating districts’ team members about what they and their districts gained and learned from the CALLI experience.
Learn how collaboration impacts the academic development of English language and multilingual learners.
What Are Social and Emotional Learning and Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education — and What Do They Have to Do with Critical Race Theory? A Primer
Ensuring equity in education, whereby all student groups attain comparable positive outcomes, is an ongoing challenge for policymakers and practitioners. While there is no single
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This article explains a process through which teachers can scaffold students’ successful writing called the “Teaching and Learning Cycle" to best serve multilingual learners as well as English-proficient students.
In this paper, we review the status of states’ development of kindergarten readiness assessments (KRAs) and how states are using KRA data to profile skills at kindergarten entry, help track longitudinal progress, provide early warnings for needed intervention, and guide policy decisions.