This brief is intended to support education leaders in California with coordinating—or braiding—state funds, federal funds, and specialized grants to build and support an effective, diverse educator workforce.
In The Education Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know®, nationally recognized education authority David Kirp and WestEd's Improvement Specialist, Kevin Macpherson, provide a balanced, accessible overview of the key policy and practice issues in pre K–12 education today.$18.95
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.